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Chalcides sexlineatus STEINDACHNER, 1891

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Scincinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
SubspeciesChalcides sexlineatus sexlineatus STEINDACHNER 1891
Chalcides sexlineatus bistriatus STEINDACHNER 1891 
Common Names 
SynonymChalcides viridanus var. sexlineata STEINDACHNER 1891: 298
Chalcides sexlineatus — BISCHOFF 1985
Chalcides sexlineatus — SINDACO & JEREMČENKO 2008

Chalcides sexlineatus bistriatus STEINDACHNER 1891
Chalcides viridanus var. bistriata STEINDACHNER 1891: 298
Chalcides pallens STEINDACHNER 1891
Chalcides sexlineatus bistriatus — MAYER & TIEDEMANN 1991
Chalcides bistriatus bistriatus — SINDACO & JEREMČENKO 2008
Chalcides bistriatus pallens — SINDACO & JEREMČENKO 2008
Chalcides sexlineatus bistriatus — CARRANZA et al. 2008 
DistributionCanary Islands, Gran Canaria (endemic) [Spain]

bistriatus: N Gran Canaria  
TypesSyntypes: NMW 10505:1-3, NMW 10506:1-4, NMW 10508:1,2 
  • Bischoff, W. 1984. Bemerkungen über die endemische Echsenfauna der Kanarischen Inseln. Sauria 6 (2): 5-11 - get paper here
  • Bischoff, W. 1985. Die Herpetofauna der Kanarischen Inseln. III. Die Skinke der Gattung Chalcides. Herpetofauna 7 (36): 13-21 - get paper here
  • BROWN, R.P. and J. PESTANO 1998. Phylogeography of skinks (Chalcides) in the Canary Islands inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequences. Molecular Ecology 7: 1183-1191 - 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
  • Harbig, P. 2000. Chalcides sexlineatus STEINDACHNER, 1891. Sauria 22 (3) Suppl.: 481-486 - get paper here
  • López-Jurado, L.F. & M. Báez 1985. La variación de Chalcides sexlineatus en la Isla de Gran Canaria (Islas Canarias). Bonner Zoologische Beiträge 36: 315-336 - get paper here
  • Mayer, W. & Tiedemann, F. 1991. Proteinvariabilität und Taxonomie des Gran Canaria Skinks Chalcides sexlineatus. Amphibia-Reptilia 12 (2): 121-130 - get paper here
  • Rogner, Manfred 1997. Die Chalcides-Arten der Kanarischen Inseln. DATZ 50 (1): 116-119
  • Sindaco, R. & Jeremcenko, V.K. 2008. The reptiles of the Western Palearctic. Edizioni Belvedere, Latina (Italy), 579 pp. - get paper here
  • Steindachner,F. 1891. Ueber die Reptilien und Batrachier der westlichen und oestlichen Gruppe der Kanarischen Inseln. Ann. K.K. Hofmuseums Wien 6: 287-306 - get paper here
  • Suárez, N.M.; Bloor, P.; Brown, R.P. & Pestano, J. 2008. Highly polymorphic microsatellite loci for the Gran Canarian skink (Chalcides sexlineatus) and their applicability in other Canarian Chalcides. Molecular Ecology Resources 8: 666–668
  • Thorpe, R.S.;Malhotra, A.;Black, H.;Daltry, J.C.;Wuster, W. 1995. Relating geographic pattern to phylogenetic process. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B - Biological Sciences 349 (1327): 61-68
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