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Agama sylvana MACDONALD, 1981

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Agaminae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymAgama sylvanus MACDONALD 1981
Agama sylvanus — OTA & HIKIDA 1987
Agama paragama sylvanus — JOGER in PETERS & HUTTERER 1990
Agama sylvanus — LEGRAND 2002
Agama sylvana — PAUWELS & VANDE WEGHE 2008
Agama sylvanus — ULLENBRUCH 2010 
DistributionGhana, Benin, Cameroon

Type locality: Ghana.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1979.389 
CommentDistribution: Reports from Gabon represent actually A. lebretoni (Pauwels et al. 2016). 
References
  • Barts, M. & Wilms, T. 2003. Die Agamen der Welt. Draco 4 (14): 4-23 - get paper here
  • Chirio, L. & Lebreton, M. 2007. Atlas des reptiles du Cameroun. MNHN, IRD, Paris 688 pp.
  • Grandison, A. G. C. 1968. Nigerian lizards of the genus Agama (Sauria: Agamidae). Bull. Brit. Mus. Nat. Hist. (Zool.) 17: 65-90 - get paper here
  • Joger,U. 1990. The herpetofauna of the Central African Republic, with description of a new species of Rhinotyphlops (Serpentes: Typhlopidae). in: PETERS & HUTTERER: Vertebrates in the Tropics: 85-102 [1991]
  • Legrand, Gonwouo Nono 2002. REPTILES OF MOUNT CAMEROON WITH SPECIFIC REFERENCE TO SPECIES IN INTERCONTINENTAL TRADE. Thesis, University of Yaounde, Cameroon, 73 pp.
  • Macdonald, M.A. 1981. A new species of agamid lizard from Ghana. Journal of Zoology 193: 191-199
  • 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
  • Ota, H. & Hikida, T. 1987. On a small collection of lizards and snakes from Cameroon, West Africa. African Study Monographs 8 (2): 111-123 - get paper here
  • Pauwels, O.S.G. & Vande weghe, J.P. 2008. Les reptiles du Gabon. Smithsonian Institution, Washington: 272 pp. - get paper here
  • Pauwels, O.S.G.; Kamdem Toham, A. & Chimsunchart, C. 2002. Recherches sur l’herpétofaune du Massif du Chaillu, Gabon. Bull. Inst. Roy. Sci. Nat. Belgique (Biologie) 72: 47-57 - get paper here
  • Ullenbruch, K.; Grell, O.; Böhme, W. 2010. Reptiles from southern Benin, West Africa, with the description of a new Hemidactylus (Gekkonidae), and a country-wide checklist. Bonn Zool. Bull. 57 (1): 31-54 - get paper here
 
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