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Amphiglossus reticulatus (KAUDERN, 1922)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Scincinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymSepsina reticulata KAUDERN 1922
Scelotes waterloti ANGEL 1930
Scelotes waterloti — ANGEL 1942: 124
Scelotes reticulatus — ANGEL 1942: 132
Amphiglossus reticulatus — BRYGOO 1980
Amphiglossus waterloti — BRYGOO 1980: 537
Amphiglossus waterloti — BRYGOO 1981
Amphiglossus reticulatus — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 315
Amphiglossus waterloti — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 315
Amphiglossus waterloti — WHITING et al. 2004
Amphiglossus reticulatus — SCHMITZ et al. 2005
Amphiglossus reticulatus — ERENS et al. 2017 
DistributionMadagascar (Antsiranana, Mahajanga)

Type locality: St Marie de Marovoay  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: GNM 1520 (Göteborg Natural History Museum) 
Diagnosis 
CommentAmphiglossus waterloti has been synonymized with A. reticulatus by SCHMITZ et al. (2005).

Only known from the type specimen. 
Etymology 
References
  • Andreone, F. & Greer, A.E. 2002. Malagasy scincid lizards: descriptions of nine new species, with notes on the morphology, reproduction and taxonomy of some previously described species (Reptilia, Squamata: Scincidae). Journal of Zoology 258, 139-181
  • Angel, F. 1930. Diagnoses d’espèces nouvelles de lézards de Madagascar, appartenant au genre Scelotes. Bull. Mus. natl. Hist. nat. Paris (2) 2 (5): 506-509 - get paper here
  • Angel, F. 1942. Les Lézards de Madagascar. Mem. Acad. Malagache, Tananarive XXXVI: 193 pp.
  • BORA, PARFAIT; J. CHRISTIAN RANDRIANANTOANDRO, ROMA RANDRIANAVELONA, ELISOA F. HANTALALAINA, RAPHALI R. ANDRIANTSIMANARILAFY, DANIEL RAKOTONDRAVONY, OLGA R. RAMILIJAONA, MIGUEL VENCES, RICHARD K. B. JENKINS, FRANK GLAW, AND JÖRN KÖHLER 2009. AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES OF THE TSINGY DE BEMARAHA PLATEAU, WESTERN MADAGASCAR: CHECKLIST, BIOGEOGRAPHY AND CONSERVATION. Herp. Cons. Biol. 5 (1):111-125.
  • Brygoo,E.R. 1980. Systématique des lézards scincides de la région malgache. III. les ‘Acontias’ de Madagascar. Pseudacontias BARBOZA DU BOCAGE, 1899, Paracontias, MOCQUARD 1894, Pseudacontias, HEWITT 1929, et Malacontias, GREER 1970. IV. Amphiglossus reticulatus (KAUD Bull. Mus. natl. Hist. nat. Paris, 4th ser., Sect. A., 2 (3): 905-918
  • Brygoo,E.R. 1980. Systématique des lézards scincides de la région malgache. II. Amphiglossus astrolabi DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1839, Gongylus polleni GRANDIDIER 1869, Gongylus stumpffi BOETTGER 1882, et Scelotes waterloti ANGEL 1930. Bull. Mus. natl. Hist. nat. Paris, 4th ser., Sect. A., 2 (2): 525-539
  • Brygoo,E.R. 1981. Systématique des lézards scincides de la région malgache. IX. Nouvelles unités taxinomiques pour les Scelotes s.l. Bull. Mus. natl. Hist. nat. Paris, 4th ser., Sect. A., 3 (4): 1193-1204
  • Crottini, Angelica; Janina Dordel, Jörn Köhler, Frank Glaw, Andreas Schmitz, Miguel Vences 2009. A multilocus phylogeny of Malagasy scincid lizards elucidates the relationships of the fossorial genera Androngo and Cryptoscincus. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 53 (1): 345-350 - get paper here
  • Erens, Jesse; Aurélien Mirallesa, Frank Glaw, Lars Chatrou, Miguel Vences 2016. Extended molecular phylogenetics and revised systematics of Malagasy scincine lizards. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution - get paper here
  • Glaw ,F. & Vences, M. 1994. A Fieldguide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar. Vences & Glaw Verlag, Köln (ISBN 3-929449-01-3)
  • Kaudern, W. 1922. Sauropsiden aus Madagascar. Zool. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 395-458. - get paper here
  • MIRALLES, AURÉLIEN, ACHILLE P. RASELIMANANA, DOMOINA RAKOTOMALALA, MIGUEL VENCES & DAVID R. VIEITES 2011. A new large and colorful skink of the genus Amphiglossus from Madagascar revealed by morphology and multilocus molecular study. Zootaxa 2918: 47–67 - get paper here
  • Schmitz, A.; M.C. Brandley; P. Mausfeld; M. Vences; F. Glaw; R.A. Nussbaum and T.W. Reeder 2005. Opening the black box: phylogenetics and morphological evolution of the Malagasy fossorial lizards of the subfamily “Scincinae”. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 34: 118–133 (published online 2004) - get paper here
  • Whiting, A.S.; Jack W. Sites, Jr. & Aaron M. Bauer 2004. Molecular phylogenetics of Malagasy skinks (Squamata: Scincidae). African Journal of Herpetology 53(2): 135-146 - get paper here
 
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