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Cryptoblepharus ahli MERTENS, 1928

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesAhl’s Snake-eyed Skink 
SynonymCryptoblepharus boutonii ahli MERTENS 1928: 85
Ablepharus boutonii ahli — MERTENS 1931:201
Cryptoblepharus ahli — GREER 1974: 21
Cryptoblepharus ahli — HORNER 2007: 133 
DistributionMoçambique Island, Mozambique.

Type locality: Moçambique Island, Mozambique  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: ZMB 33124 
CommentAbundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
References
  • Greer, A.E. 1974. The generic relationships of the scincid lizard genus Leiolopisma and its relatives. Australian Journal of Zoology 31: 1-67. - get paper here
  • Horner, P. 2007. Systematics of the snake-eyed skinks, Cryptoblepharus Wiegmann (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae) - an Australian based review. The Beagle Supplement 3: 21-198
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
  • Mertens,R. 1928. Neue Inselrassen von Cryptoblepharus boutonii (Desjardin). Zool. Anz. 78: 82-89.
  • Mertens,R. 1931. Ablepharus boutonii (DESJARDIN) und seine geographische Variation. Zool. Jahrb. Syst. 61: 63-210
 
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