Genus:

Meroles GRAY, 1838

Species (8):

Meroles anchietae  (BOCAGE, 1867)

Meroles ctenodactylus  (SMITH, 1838)

Meroles cuneirostris  (STRAUCH, 1867)

Meroles knoxii  (MILNE-EDWARDS, 1829)

Meroles micropholidotus  (MERTENS, 1938)

Meroles reticulatus  (BOCAGE, 1867)

Meroles squamulosus  (PETERS, 1854)

Meroles suborbitalis  (PETERS, 1869)

Species Typica:

Meroles suborbitalis  (PETERS, 1869)


Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Gray, J.E. (1838) -  Description Genus Cabrita. -  In: “Catalogue of the Slender-tongued Saurians” – I. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 1 (1) (1838) : 274-283.   

  • Engleder, A. & Haring, E. & Kirchhof, S. & Mayer, W. (2013) -  Multiple nuclear and mitochondrial DNA sequences provide new insights into the phylogeny of South African Lacertids (Lacertidae, Eremiadinae). -  Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, Berlin, 51 (2): 132-143.    

 
 
 
 

Meroles: 86  pictures (see species level)

 
 
 

Meroles cuneirostris  © 2012 Jackie Childers