North and Central Somalia. 


Pseuderemias erythrosticta  (BOULENGER, 1892)


Eremias erythrosticta   BOULENGER, 1891

Pseuderemias erythrosticta   SZCZERBAK, 1975

Common names:

Boulenger’s Racerunner (English)
Boulengers Falsche Wüstenrenner (German)


Syntypes: BMNH 1946.8.6.48-50, MSNG 28599

Terra Typica:

`route from Obbia to Berbera` [Berbera is located in NW Somalia, Obbia (= Hobyo) in central Somalia, the distance is about 700 km as the crow flies, a more accurate terra typica is not explorable].

Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Boulenger, G.A. (1892) -  On some Reptiles collected by Sig. L. Bricchetti Robecchi in Somaliland. -  Annali del Museo Civico de Storia Naturale di Genova, (2) 12: 5-15.