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Agama sankaranica CHABANAUD, 1918

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Agaminae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesSenegal Agama 
SynonymAgama sankaranica CHABANAUD 1918
Agama sankaranica — GRANDISON 1956: 231
Agama sankaranica — WERMUTH 1967: 23
Agama sankaranica — BARTS & WILMS 2003
Agama maria BARABANOV 2008 (nom. nov. pro A. cristata)
Agama sankaranica — MEDIANNIKOV, TRAPE & TRAPE 2012: 137 
DistributionGuinea (Conakry), Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Benin, Togo, Mali, Cameroon (?), Senegal, Niger

Type locality: Moussaia, Sankaran (French Guinea) [= Mali]  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MNHN 1901.0395 
CommentDistribution: see map in Kissling et al. 2016: Fig. 1. 
References
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  • Hoogmoed, M.S. 1979. Herpetologische waarnemingen in Ghana [part 1 - introduction]. Lacerta 37 (10-11): 164-168 - get paper here
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  • Joger U; Lambert M R K 1996. Analysis of the herpetofauna of the Republic of Mali, 1. Annotated inventory, with description of a new Uromastyx (Sauria: Agamidae). Journal of African Zoology 110 (1): 21-51 - get paper here
  • Joger, U. & Lambert, M.R.K. 2002. Inventory of amphibians and reptiles in SE Senegal, including the Niokola-Koba National Park, with observations of factors influencing diversity. Tropical Zoology 15 (2): 165-185 - get paper here
  • Joger,U. 1979. Zur Ökologie und Verbreitung wenig bekannter Agamen Westafrikas (Reptilia: Sauria: agamidae). Salamandra 15 (1): 31-52 - get paper here
  • Kissling, W. Daniel; Anne Blach-Overgaard, Roelof E. Zwaan & Philipp Wagner 2016. Historical colonization and dispersal limitation supplement climate and topography in shaping species richness of African lizards (Reptilia: Agaminae). Scientific Reports 6: 34014, doi:10.1038/srep34014 - get paper here
  • LEACHÉ, Adam D.; Rebecca A. CHONG, Theodore J. PAPENFUSS, Philipp WAGNER, Wolfgang BÖHME, Andreas SCHMITZ, Mark-Oliver RÖDEL, Matthew LEBRETON, Ivan INEICH, Laurent CHIRIO, Aaron BAUER, Edem A. ENIANG, & Sherif BAHA EL DIN 2009. Phylogeny of the genus Agama based on mitochondrial DNA sequence data. Bonner zoologische Beiträge 56 (4): 273–278 - get paper here
  • Leaché, Adam D.; Mark-Oliver Rödel, Charles W. Linkem, Raul E. Diaz, Annika Hillers, and Matthew K. Fujita 2006. Biodiversity in a forest island: reptiles and amphibians of the Togo Hills, Kyabobo National Park, Ghana. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 4 (1): 22-45 - get paper here
  • Mediannikov, Oleg; Sébastien Trape, Jean-François Trape 2012. A Molecular Study of the Genus Agama (Squamata: Agamidae) in West Africa, with Description of Two New Species and a Review of the Taxonomy, Geographic Distribution, and Ecology of Currently Recognized Species. Russ. J. Herpetol. 19 (2): 115-142 - get paper here
  • Mocquard, M.F. 1905. Description de deux nouvelles especes de Reptiles. Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat., Paris 11: 288-290 - get paper here
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  • 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
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  • Wagner, Philipp and Wolfgang Böhme 2009. On the Nomenclatural Status of Agama cristata Mocquard, 1905: A Reply to A. Barabanov (2008). Russ. J. Herpetol. 16 (2): 161-162 - get paper here
 
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