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Taxonomy of the family Cordylidae
Bibliography of the genus Karusasaurus
Biodiversity of the family Cordylidae








Genus
Karusasaurus

Karoo Girdled Lizards, Karusa Lizards

Karoo-Gürtelschweife*

Karoo-bæltehaler*

2011 Karusasaurus Stanley, Bauer, Jackman, Branch & Mouton (type species: Cordylus polyzonus Smith 1838)
Contents: 2 species, of which 1 (50.0%) is endemic.
Distribution: Namibia, South Africa (Eastern Cape, Free State, North West Province, Northern Cape, Western Cape).

Karusasaurus jordani

Northern Karoo Girdled Lizard*, (Jordan's Girdled Lizard)

Nördliche Karoo-Gürtelschweif*

Nordlig Karoo-bæltehale*

1936 Zonurus jordani Parker
Cordylus jordani FitzSimons 1943
Cordylus polyzonus jordani Loveridge 1944
Karusasaurus jordani Stanley, Bauer, Jackman, Branch & Mouton 2011

Remarks: Treated as a distinct species by Branch (1988).
Distribution: Namibia.


Karusasaurus polyzonus

Southern Karoo Girdled Lizard*, Many-zoned Girdled Lizard, Southern Karusa Lizard

Südliche Karoo-Gürtelschweif*

Sydlig Karoo-bæltehale*

1838 Cordylus polyzonus Smith
Zonurus polyzonus Duméril & Bibron 1839
Cordylus polyzonus Loveridge 1944
Karusasaurus polyzonus Stanley, Bauer, Jackman, Branch & Mouton 2011

Distribution: Namibia, South Africa (Eastern Cape, Free State, North West Province, Northern Cape, Western Cape).