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Chalcides manueli HEDIGER, 1935

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Scincinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymChalcides ocellatus manueli HEDIGER 1935: 20
Chalcides ocellatus manueli — KRAMER 1979
Chalcides manueli — CAPUTO & MELLADO 1992
Chalcides manueli — SCHLEICH, KÄSTLE & KABISCH 1996: 343
Chalcides manueli — SINDACO & JEREMČENKO 2008 
DistributionW Morocco (region west of the Haut Atlas)

Type locality: Mogador, Morocco  
Reproductionviviparous 
TypesHolotype: NMBA (= NHMB) 12589 
Diagnosis 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after Albert Manuel of Rabat who helped to organize H. Hediger’s expedition to Southern Morocco. 
References
  • Barata, Mafalda; Ana Perera, D. James Harris, Arie van der Meijden, Salvador Carranza, Francisco Ceacero, Enrique García-Muñoz, Duarte Gonçalves, Sérgio Henriques, Fátima Jorge, Jonathan C. Marshall, Luis Pedrajas and Pedro Sousa 2011. New observations of amphibians and reptiles in Morocco, with a special emphasis on the eastern region. Herpetological Bulletin (116): 4 - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Caputo V; Mellado J 1992. A new species of Chalcides (Reptilia: Scincidae) from northeastern Morocco. BOLLETTINO DI ZOOLOGIA 59 (3): 335-342
  • Hediger, H. 1935. Herpetologische Beobachtungen in Marokko. Verhandlungen der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Basel 46: 1-49
  • Kramer, Eugen 1979. Typenkatalog der Echsen im Naturhistorischen Museum Basel (BM), Stand 1978. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 86 (1): 159-166 - get paper here
  • Schleich, H.H., Kästle,W., Kabisch, K. 1996. Amphibians and Reptiles of North Africa. Koeltz, Koenigstein, 627 pp.
  • Sindaco, R. & Jeremcenko, V.K. 2008. The reptiles of the Western Palearctic. Edizioni Belvedere, Latina (Italy), 579 pp. - get paper here
 
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