Acontias schmitzi WAGNER, BROADLEY & BAUER, 2012
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|Higher Taxa||Scincidae, Acontinae; Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) |
|Common Names|| |
|Synonym||Acontias schmitzi WAGNER, BROADLEY & BAUER 2012 |
Type locality: Kataba Reserve (15°23.015’S, 23°23.729’E), near Mongu (Western Province, formerly Barotseland), Zambia.
|Types||Holotype: ZFMK 91579, collected by Jean-Luc Meier (between July and August, 2000); donated by Hynek Burda and Rainer Hutterer, December 2010. |
|Comment||Similar species: A. jappi|
Abundance: only known from the type specimen (Meiri et al. 2017).
- Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
- Pietersen DW, Pietersen EW, Conradie W. 2017. Preliminary herpetological survey of Ngonye Falls and surrounding regions in south-western Zambia. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 11(1) [Special Section]: 24–43 (e148 - get paper here
- Wagner, Philipp; Donald G. Broadley, and Aaron M. Bauer 2012. A New Acontine Skink from Zambia (Scincidae: Acontias Cuvier, 1817). Journal of Herpetology 46 (4): 494-502. - get paper here
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