You are here » home advanced search search results Cynisca kraussi

Cynisca kraussi (PETERS, 1878)

IUCN Red List - Cynisca kraussi - Data Deficient, DD

Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cynisca kraussi?

Add your own observation of
Cynisca kraussi »

We have no photos, try to find some by Google images search: Google images

Higher TaxaAmphisbaenidae, Amphisbaenia, Lacertoidea, Squamata 
Subspecies 
Common NamesGhana Worm Lizard 
SynonymAmphisbaena kraussi PETERS 1878: 192
Cynisca kraussi - GANS 1967
Cynisca kraussi — BAUER et al. 1995: 67
Cynisca kraussi — GANS 2005: 28
Cynisca kausi — MEASEY & TOLLEY 2013: 105 (in error) 
DistributionSE Ghana (NW Ashanti)

Type locality: “Westafrika”. Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesSyntypes: ZMB 9375, ZMUC R4470. 
Comment 
References
  • Bauer, A.M.; Günther,R. & Klipfel,M. 1995. The herpetological contributions of Wilhelm C.H. Peters (1815-1883). SSAR Facsimile Reprints in Herpetology, 714 pp.
  • Gans C 1987. Studies on amphisbaenians (Reptilia). 7. The small round-headed species (Cynisca) from western Africa. American Museum Novitates (2896): 1-84 - get paper here
  • Gans, C. 2005. CHECKLIST AND BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE AMPHISBAENIA OF THE WORLD. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 289: 1-130
  • Loveridge, A. 1948. The Lizard Amphisbaena kraussi Rediscovered in the Gold CoastThe Lizard Amphisbaena kraussi Rediscovered in the Gold Coast. Copeia 1948 (3): 213-214 - get paper here
  • Measey, John & Krystal A. Tolley 2013. A molecular phylogeny for sub-Saharan amphisbaenians. African Journal of Herpetology 62 (2): 100-108 - get paper here
  • Peters, Wilhem Carl Hartwig 1878. Über zwei Scincoiden aus Australien und eine neue Amphisbaena von Westafrika. Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berlin. 1878 (November): 191-192 - get paper here
 
External links  
Is it interesting? Share with others:

As link to this species use URL address:

http://reptile-database.reptarium.cz/species?genus=Cynisca&species=kraussi

without field 'search_param'. Field 'search_param' is used for browsing search result.



Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator