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Agama lucyae WAGNER & BAUER, 2011

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Agaminae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymAgama lucyae WAGNER & BAUER 2011 
DistributionN Ethiopia

Type locality: ‘‘Wollega’’ [probably Shewa or Kefa province; see comment] today either Oromiya or Southern Nation, Nationalities and Peoples’ Region, Omo River, 58 km NW of Soddo [= Sodo], about 1,300 m elevation (a.s.l.). Coordinates: 7.27085°N, 37.37891°E.  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: MCZ R-146689, young adult male. 
CommentDistribution: There is some confusion about the exact location of the type locality. The original collection label shows only ‘‘Wollega’’ [5Welega or Wellega] as the province, whereas the MCZ online register gives both Wollega and Shewa. See WAGNER & BAUER 2011 for mor details.

Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
Etymologynamed after ‘‘Lucy’’ the famous hominid fossil of Australopithecus afarensis Johanson, White, and Coppens, 1978, found in the Hadar area (the northern offshoot of the Rift System) of Ethiopia. 
References
  • Kwet, Axel 2012. Liste der im Jahr 2011 neu beschriebenen Reptilien. Terraria-Elaphe 2012 (3): 46-57 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Wagner, Philipp and Aaron Bauer 2011. A new dwarf Agama (Sauria: Agamidae) from Ethiopia. Breviora (527): 1-19 - get paper here
 
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