Pedioplanis haackei


Taxonavigation: Lacertibaenia 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Cladus: Unidentata Episquamata

Subordo: Lacertoidea
Infraordo: Lacertibaenia

Familia: Lacertidae
Subfamilia: Lacertinae
Genus: Pedioplanis
Species: Pedioplanis haackei


Holotype: PEM R18465, An adult male, with a partially everted hemipenis, collected by W.R. Branch, W. Conradie, G.J. Measey and K.A. Tolley, 19 January 2009.
Type locality: Along the road to Tambo, Namibe Province, Angola (15°52’33.8’’ S, 12°12’21.0’’ E, 1512CC, 196 m elevation.
Etymology: The name a patronym honouring the now retired curator of the herpetology collection at the former TM (now the Ditsong: National Museum of Natural History), Wulf Haacke, whose herpetological surveys in Angola in the early 1970s prepared the way for this study.


  • Eremias undata undata Laurent, 1964 (part.)
  • Pedioplanis haackei Conradie, Measey, Branch & Tolley, 2012


  • Conradie, Werner; G. John Measey, William R. Branch & Krystal A. Tolley, 2012: Revised phylogeny of African sand lizards (Pedioplanis), with the description of two new species from south-western Angola. African Journal of Herpetology, 61 (2): 91–112. DOI: :10.1080/21564574.2012.676079.