Namibia / Erongo Region. 


Pedioplanis branchi  CHILDERS & KIRCHHOF & BAUER, 2021

Common names:

Karibib Sand Lizard (English)
Karibib-Wüstenrenner (German)


Holotype: Adult ♂; CAS 214788 (field number AMB 6551); collected 8 June 2000 by Aaron M. Bauer. Holotype and part of type series to be transferred to the National Museum of Namibia.

Terra Typica:

Namibia, S of Karibib at Junction of Road D1914 and Road D1952, Karibib District, Erongo Region (-22.27038, 15.57471, 1080 m a.s.l.).

Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Childers, J.L. & Kirchhof, S. & Bauer, A.M. (2021) -  Lizards of a different stripe: phylogenetics of the Pedioplanis undata species complex (Squamata, Lacertidae), with the description of two new species. -  Zoosystematics and Evolution, 97 (1): 249–272.    


Pedioplanis branchi  © 2014 Sebastian Kirchhof