Cordylus mclachlani MOUTON, 1986
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cordylus mclachlani?
|Higher Taxa||Cordylidae (Cordylinae), Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Common Names||McLachlan’s Girdled Lizard|
|Synonym||Cordylus mclachlani MOUTON 1986|
Cordylus mclachlani — ADOLPHS 2006
Cordylus mclachlani — STANLEY et al. 2011
|Distribution||Republic of South Africa (Koue Bokkeveld in W Cape)|
Type locality: Koue Bokkeveld, near Ceres, South Africa, 32°49' 03" S, 19°27'58" E.
|Types||Holotype: SAM-47100, adult male. Allotype: SAM-47101, adult female. Parotypes: SAM 47101- 47109,three adult males, one subadult male and four adult females. SAM-47101 and SAM-47109 collected 14 April 1985, all other specimens collected 8 May 1985.|
|Etymology||Named after Dr. G.R. Mclachlan, herpetologist at the South African Museum, Cape Town, in appreciation of his contribution towards herpetology in South Africa.|