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Agama mwanzae LOVERIDGE, 1923

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Agaminae), Sauria (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Mwanza flat-headed agama
G: Fliederagame 
SynonymAgama lionotus var. mwanzae LOVERIDGE 1923
Agama agama mwanzae — MERTENS 1955: 53
Agama planiceps mwanzae — LOVERIDGE 1957: 195
Agama planiceps mwanzae KLUGE 1984
Agama planiceps mwanzae — WERMUTH 1967: 21
Agama mwanzae — BROADLEY & HOWELL 1991: 11
Agama mwanzae — WAGNER et al. 2008 
DistributionTanzania, Rwanda, Kenya

Type locality: Shanwa, Mwanza, Tanganyika. Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
TypesTypes: BMNH; paratypes: ZMB 30771, "Shanwa, Mwanza", leg. Loveridge & Barbour; MCZ 1857686, UMMZ 60509-10. 
CommentSynonymy after WERMUTH 1967. Illustration in BARTS & WILMS 2003 and Elaphe 18 (3): 45. 
References
  • Barts, M. & Trapp, B. 2003. Agama mwanzae LOVERIDGE 1923 - Ostafrikanische Selsenagame oder Mwanzae-Flachkopfagame. Reptilia (Münster) 8 (42): 51-54 - get paper here
  • Barts, M. & Wilms, T. 2003. Die Agamen der Welt. Draco 4 (14): 4-23 - get paper here
  • Broadley, D. G. & HOWELL, K. M. 1991. A check list of the reptiles of Tanzania, with synoptic keys. Syntarsus 1: 1—70
  • Fischer E & HINKEL H (eds.) 1992. Natur und Umwelt Ruandas – Einführung in die Flora und Fauna Ruandas. Mainz: 452 S. (ISBN 3-920 615-15-8)
  • Herz, M. 2013. Herpetologische Eindrücke auf Safaris in Ostafrika. Reptilia (Münster) 18 (104): 81- - get paper here
  • Kowalski, T. & barts, M. 2007. Bildung eines Gabelschwanzes bei Agama lionotus lionotus BOULENGER 1896. Sauria 29 (1): 54 - get paper here
  • LEACHÉ, Adam D.; Rebecca A. CHONG, Theodore J. PAPENFUSS, Philipp WAGNER, Wolfgang BÖHME, Andreas S 2009. Phylogeny of the genus Agama based on mitochondrial DNA sequence data. Bonner zoologische Beiträge 56 (4): 273–278 - get paper here
  • Loveridge, A. 1923. Notes on East African lizards collected 1920-1923 with the description of two new races of Agama lionotus Blgr. Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1923: 935-969 - get paper here
  • Loveridge,A. 1957. Check list of the reptiles and amphibians of east Africa (Uganda, Kenya, Tanganyika, Zanzibar). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 117 (2): 153-362 - get paper here
  • Mertens,R. 1955. Amphibien und Reptilien aus Ostafrika. Jahreshefte Ver. vaterl. Naturk. Württemberg 110: 47-61
  • Spawls, S.; Howell, K.; Drewes, R.C. & Ashe, J. 2002. A field guide to the reptiles of East Africa. Academic Press, 543 pp. [reviews in HR 34: 396 and Afr. J. Herp. 51; 147]
  • Wagner, P., A. Burmann & W. Böhme 2008. Studies on African Agama II - Resurrection of Agama agama kaimosae Loveridge, 1935 (Squamata: Agamidae) from synonymy and its elevation to species rank. Russ. J. Herp. 15 (1): 1-7 - get paper here
  • Wagner, P.; Krause, P. & Böhme, W. 2008. Studies on African Agama III. Resurrection of Agama agama turuensis Loveridge, 1932 (Squamata: Agamidae) from synonymy and elevation to species rank. Salamandra 44 (1): 35-42 - get paper here
  • Wagner, P.; Theobald, K. & Scholdei, J. 2012. Schwierige Taxonomie + Ergänzende Daten. Reptilia (Münster) 17 (93): 5-6 - get paper here
  • Yarnell, Richard W. and Bethan Haf Jones 2001. Notes on the behaviour and morphology of Agama mwanzae in northern Tanzania. African Herp News (33): 4-9
 
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