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Pseuderemias savagei (GANS, LAURENT & PANDIT, 1965)

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Higher TaxaLacertidae, Eremiadinae, Sauria, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymEremias savagei GANS, LAURENT & PANDIT 1965
Pseuderemias mucronata savagei — LANZA 1983
Pseuderemias savagei — SZCZERBAK 1989
Pseuderemias mucronata savagei — LANZA 1990 
DistributionNE Somalia

Type locality: Somalia, Kandala  
TypesHolotype: MCZ R-71844 
DiagnosisDiagnosis : An Eremias of the Pseuderemias subgenus, with four nasals, ventral plates in 10 straight longitudinal series, compressed toes, unicarinate lamellae interiorly, frontal separated from the supraoculars by small granules, upper head shields smooth, subocular reaching the lip, 55-72 smooth dorsal scales across the body, upper caudals strongly keeled, posterior subcaudals smooth, five longi­ tudinal but often broken out dark dorsal stripes. 
CommentGans et al. 1965: 44 present a comparison of the Somali species of Eremias. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Gans, C.; LAURENT, R.F. & PANDIT, H. 1965. Notes on a herpetological collection from the Somali Republic. Ann. Mus. Roy. Afr. Centr., Sér. 8vo, Tervuren, (80) Zool., (134): 1-93
  • Lanza, B. 1983. A list of the Somali amphibians and reptiles. MONITORE ZOOLOGICO ITALIANO, new Ser., SUPPL. 18 (8): 193-247 - get paper here
  • Lanza, B. 1990. Amphibians and reptiles of the Somali Democratic Republic: check list and biogeography. Biogeographia, 14: 407-465 [1988] - get paper here
  • Szczerbak, Nikolai N. 1989. Catalogue of the African Sand lizards (Reptilia: Sauria: Eremiainae: Lampreremias, Pseuderemias, Taenieremias, Mesalina, Meroles). Herpetozoa 1 (3/4): 119-132. - get paper here
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