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Agama africana (HALLOWELL, 1844)

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Agaminae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymTropidolepis africanus HALLOWELL 1844: 171
Oreodeira gracilipes GIRARD 1857
Oreodeira gracilipes — BOULENGER 1885: 412
Agama savattieri ROCHEBRUNE 1884: 89
Tropidolepis africanus HALLOWELL 1844: 171
Agama agama savatieri — LOVERIDGE 1938: 52
Agama agama africana — LOVERIDGE 1941: 116
Agama agama africana — TAYLOR & WEYER 1958: 1198
Agama agama africana — WERMUTH 1967: 4
Oreodeira gracilipes — BARTS & WILMS 2003
Agama africana — MEDIANNIKOV, TRAPE & TRAPE 2012
Agama africana — TRAPE et al. 2012 
DistributionLiberia, Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone ?, Guinea (Conakry) (P. Wagner, pers. comm., 12 May 2014), Ghana

Type locality: Liberia.

savattieri: C Africa. Type locality: Gambie, Casamence, Mélacorée, Albréda (The Gambia), Bathurst (=Banjul, The
Gambia).  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: ANSP 7361 
Diagnosis 
CommentSynonyms: Oreodeira gracilipes was erroneously described from Australia with the type locality “New South Wales”. MOODY (1988) found it to be synoymous with A. a. africana. Its Holotype is ANSP 6307.

Distribution: see map in Trape et al. 2012: 124 
Etymology 
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