Restricted to southwestern Angola south of -16° latitude, from eastern Iona National Park in Namibe Province eastwards to the Oncocua region in Cunene Province, between 270 and 892 m. 


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.    

  • 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 huntleyi  © 2009 William R. Branch