Eremias andersoni

Eremias andersoni

Eremias andersoni, Anderson's racerunner

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Eremias andersoni

Eremias andersoni, also known commonly as Anderson's racerunner, is a species of lizard in the family Lacertidae. The species is endemic to Iran.

Animal name origin

The specific name, andersoni, is in honor of American herpetologist Steven Clement Anderson (born 1936).

Distribution

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E. andersoni is found in northern Iran, in Kavir National Park.

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The preferred natural habitat of E. andersoni is desert.

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Mating Habits

E. andersoni is oviparous.

References

1. Eremias andersoni Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eremias_andersoni
2. Eremias andersoni on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/164631/5913571

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