Namib Desert from the Klinghardt mountains to southern Angola. 


Meroles anchietae  (BOCAGE, 1867)


Pachyrhynchus anchietae  BOCAGE, 1867

Aporosaura anchietae  LOVERIDGE, 1936

Meroles anchietae  ARNOLD, 1989

Common names:

Anchieta’s Shovel-snouted Lizard (English)
Anchieta’s Düneneidechse (German)


Holotype: MB (Museu Bocage Lisbon)

Terra Typica:

Rio Coroco, Moçamedes, Angola.

Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Bocage, J.V.B. du (1867) -  Descriptions of two new Sauriens from Mossamedes (West Africa). -  The Annals and magazine of natural history, (3) 20: 225-228.