South-East Kenya and Tanzania. 


Heliobolus spekii spekii  (GÜNTHER, 1872)


Heliobolus spekii spekii  BROADLEY & HOWELL, 1991


Syntypes: BMNH 1946.8.6.8-9

Terra Typica:

`in 5° 7` S, between the coast and Unyamuezi` [Unyamwezi was in the 19th century, the name of the settlement area of ​​Nyamwezi, a large area between the rift valleys in the area Tabora-Singida-Shinyanga-Katavi. `between the coast and Unyamuezi` is therefore called `somewhere in northern Tanzania`].

Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Günther, A. (1872) -  Description of three new species of Eremias. -  The Annals and magazine of natural history, (4) 9: 381-382.