Eremias przewalskii

Eremias przewalskii

Eremias przewalskii, Gobi racerunner

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Eremias przewalskii

Eremias przewalskii, commonly known as the Gobi racerunner, is a species of lizard in the family Lacertidae. The species is endemic to Asia.

Animal name origin

The specific name, przewalskii, is in honor of Russian explorer and naturalist Nikolai Mikhailovitch Prjevalsky.

Distribution

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E. przewalskii is found in China, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, and Russia.

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The preferred habitats of E. przewalskii are desert, forest, shrubland, and wetlands, at altitudes of 500–1,800 m (1,600–5,900 ft).

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Habits and Lifestyle

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Mating Habits

E. przewalskii is viviparous.

References

1. Eremias przewalskii Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eremias_przewalskii
2. Eremias przewalskii on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/47755920/47755929

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