South Africa / Central and eastern Cape Province. 


Nucras livida  (SMITH, 1838)


Lacerta elegans  SMITH, 1838

Lacerta livida  SMITH, 1838

Nucras tessellata var. livida  BOULENGER, 1910

Nucras livida  BRANCH & BAUER, 1995

Common names:

Karoo Sandveld Lizard (English)


Holotype: BMNH ?

Terra Typica:

`Northern parts of the Cape Colony`

Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Smith, A. (1838) -  Description of Nucras livida.  -  In: “Contributions to the Natural History of Southern Africa”. Magazine of natural history, London, 2 (14): 92-93.   


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