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Acanthodactylus boueti CHABANAUD, 1917

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Higher TaxaLacertidae, Sauria, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesChabanaud's Fringe-fingered Lizard 
SynonymAcanthodactylus (Latastia) boueti CHABANAUD 1917: 87
Acanthodactylus boueti — SALVADOR 1982: 74
Acanthodactylus boueti— HARRIS & ARNOLD 2000
Acanthodactylus boueti — ULLENBRUCH et al. 2010 
DistributionN Ghana, N Benin and W Nigeria, Togo

Type locality: “Agouagou, Dahomey”  
TypesSyntypes: MNHN-RA 1917.0050-0052, MNHN-RA 1917.0054-0056, BMNH 1946.8.4.68 (formerly MNHN-RA 1917.0053 exchanged in 1917) 
EtymologyNamed after Dr. Georges Bouet (1869-1957), a physician and ornithologist who worked in Madagascar (1900-1904) and in French West Africa (1906-1930). 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Chabanaud, P. 1917. Enumération des reptiles non encore étudiés de l'Afrique occidentale, appartenant aux collections du Muséum, avec la description des espèces nouvelles. Bull. Mus. nat. Hist. nat. Paris 23: 83-105. - get paper here
  • Salvador, A 1982. A revision of the lizards of the genus Acanthodactylus (Sauria: Lacertidae). BONNER ZOOLOGISCHE MONOGRAPHIEN (No. 16) 1982: 1-167 - get paper here
  • Segniagbeto, Gabriel Hoinsoude; Jean-François Trape, Komlan M. Afiademanyo, Mark-Oliver Rödel, Annemarie Ohler, Alain Dubois, Patrick David, Danny Meirte, Isabelle Adolé Glitho, Fabio Petrozzi, and Luca Luiselli 2015. Checklist of the lizards of Togo (West Africa), with comments on systematics, distribution, ecology, and conservation. Zoosystema 37 (2): 381-402 - get paper here
  • Trape, J.F.; Trape, S. & Chirio, L. 2012. Lézards, crocodiles et tortues d'Afrique occidentale et du Sahara. IRD Orstom, 503 pp. - get paper here
  • Ullenbruch, K.; Grell, O.; Böhme, W. 2010. Reptiles from southern Benin, West Africa, with the description of a new Hemidactylus (Gekkonidae), and a country-wide checklist. Bonn Zool. Bull. 57 (1): 31-54 - get paper here
  • van der Kuyl, Antoinette C.; Donato L. Ph. Ballasina, John T. Dekker, Jolanda Maas, Ronald E. Willemsen and Jaap Goudsmit 2002. Phylogenetic Relationships among the Species of the Genus Testudo (Testudines: Testudinidae) Inferred from Mitochondrial 12S rRNA Gene Sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 22: 174-183 - get paper here
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