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Chalcides coeruleopunctatus SALVADOR, 1975

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Scincinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: La Gomera Skink 
SynonymChalcides viridanus coeruleopunctatus SALVADOR 1975: 83
Chalcides viridanus coeruleopunctatus — BISCHOFF 1984
Chalcides coeruleopunctatus — CARRANZA et al. 2008
Chalcides coeruleopunctatus — SPEYBROECK et al. 2020 
DistributionCanary Islands (El Hierro, La Gomera) [Spain]

Type locality: “Valle Gran Rey, en el sur de la isla de La Gomera, [Islas Canarias, España]”  
TypesHolotype: MNCN 22960.1. Dat.: 08-09-1971. Leg.: A. Salvador. Paratypes: MNCN 22961-22970. 6 Ad + 4 Juv. Same data as the holotype. 
  • Bischoff, W. 1984. Bemerkungen über die endemische Echsenfauna der Kanarischen Inseln. Sauria 6 (2): 5-11 - get paper here
  • Carranza, S.; E.N. Arnold, Ph. Geniez, J. Roca and J.A. Mateo 2008. Radiation, multiple dispersal and parallelism in the skinks, Chalcides and Sphenops (Squamata: Scincidae), with comments on Scincus and Scincopus and the age of the Sahara Desert. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 46 (3): 1071-1094 - get paper here
  • GARCÍA-DÍEZ, TERESA; JOSÉ E. GONZÁLEZ-FERNÁNDEZ 2013. The reptile type specimens preserved in the Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales (CSIC) of Madrid, Spain. Zootaxa 3619 (1): 046–058 - get paper here
  • Salvador, A. 1975. Los Eslizones de la Isla de Gomera. Bol. Est. centr. Ecol. (Madrid) 4 (8): 83-85 - get paper here
  • Speybroeck, Jeroen; Wouter Beukema, Christophe Dufresnes, Uwe Fritz, Daniel Jablonski, Petros Lymberakis, Iñigo Martínez-Solano, Edoardo Razzetti, Melita Vamberger, Miguel Vences, Judit Vörös0, Pierre-André Crochet 2020. Species list of the European herpetofauna – 2020 update by the Taxonomic Committee of the Societas Europaea Herpetologica.. Amphibia-Reptilia 41: 139-189 - get paper here
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