Botswana, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland and South Africa. 


Nucras holubi  (STEINDACHNER, 1882)


Eremias holubi  STEINDACHNER, 1882

Nucras tessellata var. holubi  BOULENGER, 1910

Nucras intertexta var. holubi  BOULENGER, 1913

Common names:

Holub’s Sandveld Lizard (English)


Lectotype: NMW 19056, designated by BROADLEY (1972); erroneously reported to be in the ZMB collection.

Terra Typica:

`Crocodile river, Transvaal, South Africa` ​​[there are two rivers of this name in the former province of Transvaal].

Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Steindachner, F. (1882) -  Über eine neue Eremias-Art aus dem Thale des Krokodilflusses in Transvaal. -  Sitzungsberichte der Akademie der Wissenschaften, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe. Wien, Abteilung 1, 86: 83-85.