Occurs over most of Namibe Province north of -16º latitude, extending marginally into southern Benguela Province, and northwestern Huíla Province below 1000 m. It is absent from the more xeric areas of southwestern Namibe Province, as well as southeastern Namibe Province. 


Pedioplanis haackei  CONRADIE et al., 2012


Eremias undata undata (part)  LAURENT 1964

Common names:

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


Holotype: PEM R18465, adult male, with a partially everted hemipenis, collected by W.R. Branch, W. Conradie, G.J. Measey and K.A. Tolley, 19 January 2009
Allotype. An adult gravid female (PEM R18461) Paratypes. Thirteen specimens (five females, 8 males: PEM)

Terra Typica:

`along the road to Tambo`[= Tombua?], Namibe Provinz, SW-Angola (15°52’33.8’’ S, 12°12’21.0’’ E, 196 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.    

  • Parrinha, D. & Marques, M.P. & Heinicke, M.P. & Khalid, F. & Parker, K.L. & Tolley, K.A. & Childers, J.L. & Conradie, W. & Bauer, A.M. & Ceríaco L.M.P. (2021) -  A revision of Angolan species in the genus Pedioplanis Fitzinger (Squamata: Lacertidae), with the description of a new species. -  Zootaxa 5032 (1): 1-46.  




Pedioplanis haackei  © 2009 William R. Branch