Southwestern Angola / Namibe Province, Cunene Province 


Pedioplanis huntleyi  CONRADIE et al., 2012


Eremias undata (part)  BOULENGER 1921

Eremias undata undata (part)  LAURENT 1964

Common names:

Huntley’s Sand Lizard (English)
Huntley’s Wüstenrenner (German)


Holotype: PEM R18479, adult male, collected by W.R. Branch, W. Conradie, G.J. Measey and K.A. Tolley, 21 January 2009. Field number KTH09-245. Allotype. An adult female (PEM R18487), collected by W. Conradie, 24 January 2009, 14 km west of Moimba, Namibe Province, Angola (16840?46.1?? S, 12858?26.3?? E, 1612DB, 684 m a.s.l). Field number WC09-29. Paratypes.*Thirteen specimens (six females, 8 males: PEM)

Terra Typica:

Road to Oncocua, 7 km from Iona, Namibe Province, Angola (16°51’29.9’’ S, 12°36’45.9’’ E, 1612DC, 803 m elevation.

Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Conradie, W. & Measey, G.J. & Branch, W.R. & Tolley, K. (2012) -  Revised phylogeny of African sand lizards (Pedioplanis), with the description of two new species from south-western Angola -  African Journal of Herpetology, Johannesburg, South Africa, 61 (2): 1-22.    




Pedioplanis huntleyi  © William Branch