You are here » home advanced search Dasia vittata

Dasia vittata (EDELING, 1865)

Can you confirm these amateur observations of Dasia vittata?

Add your own observation of
Dasia vittata »

Find more photos by Google images search: Google images

Higher TaxaScincidae, Mabuyinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Borneo Skink, Striped Tree Skink
G: Gestreifter Baumskink, Borneo-Baumskink 
SynonymApterygodon vittatum EDELING 1865: 201
Euprepes (Tiliqua) praeornatus PETERS 1871: 571
Lygosoma vittatum — BOULENGER 1887
Dasia vittata — SMITH 1937: 226
Dasia vittata — MANTHEY & DENZER 1982
Apterygodon vittatum — MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 257
Apterygodon vittatum — HONDA et al. 1999
Apterygodon vittatum — MALKMUS et al. 2002: 270
Apterygodon vittatus — BAUER et al. 2003
Dasia vittata — MAUSFELD & SCHMITZ 2003
Dasia vittatum — AULIYA 2006 
DistributionIndonesia, Malaysia (Borneo, Sarawak, Sabah), Brunei

Type locality: Bandjermasin, Bornéo [= Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan]  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: unlocated
Holotype: ZMB 7143 [Euprepes (Tiliqua) praeornatus] 
CommentArboreal.

Type species: Apterygodon vittatum EDELING 1865 is the type species of the genus Apterygodon EDELING 1865.

A summary of diagnostic features of the genus is provided by DAREVSKY & ORLOV 1994. 
References
  • Auliya, M. 2006. Taxonomy, Life History, and conservation of giant reptiles in west Kalimantan. Natur und Tier Verlag, Münster, 432 pp. - get paper here
  • 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.
  • Darevsky, I.S. and Orlov,N.L. 1994. Vietnascincus rugosus, a New Genus and Species of the Dasia-like Arboreal Skinks (Sauria, Scincidae) from Vietnam. Russ. J. Herpetol. 1 (1): 37 - get paper here
  • Das , I. 2004. Lizards of Borneo. Natural History Publications, Kota Kinabalu, Borneo
  • Edeling, A.C.J. 1865. Recherches sur la faune erpétologique de Bornéo. Ned. Tijdschr. Dierk., Leiden, 2: 200-204 [1864] - get paper here
  • Goldberg, Stephen R. 2012. Notes on reproduction of the Borneo Skink, Dasia vittata (Squamata: Scincidae) from Borneo. Hamadryad 36 (1): 51-53
  • Greer, Allen Eddy, Jr. 1970. The Relationships of the Skinks Referred to the Genus Dasia. Breviora (348): 1-30 - get paper here
  • Grossmann, W. 2010. Der Gestreifte Baumskink Dasia vittata (EDELING, 1865) im Biotop und im Terrarium. Sauria 32 (3): 3-14 - get paper here
  • HARIKRISHNAN, S.; KARTHIKEYAN VASUDEVAN, ANSLEM DE SILVA, V. DEEPAK, NILADRI BHUSAN KAR, ROHIT NANIWADEKAR, ALBERT LALREMRUATA, K. REBEKAH PRASOONA & RAMESH K AGGARWAL 2012. Phylogeography of Dasia Gray, 1830 (Reptilia: Scincidae), with the description of a new species from southern India. Zootaxa 3233: 37–51
  • Hikida T 1979. Notes on the Bornean arboreal skink, Apterygodon vittatus. Japanese Journal of Herpetology 8 (2): 68-69
  • Honda, Masanao; Ota, Hidetoshi; Kobayashi, Mari; Nabhitabhata,Jarujin; Yong, Soi-Sen & Hikida,Tsutomu 1999. Evolution of Asian and African Lygosomine Skinks of the Mabuya group (Reptilia: Scincidae): a molecular perspective. Zoological Science 16: 979-984 - get paper here
  • Malkmus, R.; Manthey, U.; Vogel, G. Hoffmann, P. & Kosuch, J. 2002. Amphibians and reptiles of Mount Kinabalu (North Borneo). A.R.G. Ganther Verlag, Rugell, 404 pp.
  • Malkmus,R. 1985. Amphibien und Reptilien vom Mount Kinabalu (4101 m), Nordborneo. Herpetofauna 7 (35): 6-13 - get paper here
  • Manthey, U. & Denzer, W. 1982. Exkursion am Mt. Kinabalu (4101 m), Nordborneo, Teil 2: Herpetologische Eindrücke. Herpetofauna 4 (21): 11-19 - get paper here
  • Manthey, U. & Grossmann, W. 1997. Amphibien & Reptilien Südostasiens. Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 512 pp. - get paper here
  • MAUSFELD, Patrick & Andreas SCHMITZ 2003. Molecular phylogeography, intraspecific variation and speciation of the Asian scincid lizard genus Eutropis Fitzinger, 1843 (Squamata: Reptilia: Scincidae): taxonomic and biogeographic implications. Org. Divers. Evol. 3: 161–171
  • Mori, Akira;Araya, Kunio;Hikida, Tsutomu 1995. Biology of the poorly known Bornean lizard, Apterygodon vittatus (Squamata: Scincidae): an arboreal ant-eater. Herpetological Natural History 3 (1): 1-14
  • Peters, W. 1871. Uber neue Reptilien aus Ostafrika und Sarawak (Borneo), vorzüglich aus der Sammlung des Hrn. Marquis J. Doria zu Genua. Mber. k. preuss. Akad. Wiss., Berlin [1871]: 566-581 - get paper here
  • Smith,M.A. 1937. A review of the genus Lygosoma (Scincidae: Reptilia) and its allies. Records of the Indian Museum 39 (3): 213-234
 
External links  
Is it interesting? Share with others:


Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator