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Eumeces blythianus (ANDERSON, 1871)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Scincinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymMabouia blythiana ANDERSON 1871: 186
Eumeces blythianus — BOULENGER 1887: 385
Eumeces blythianus — SMITH 1935: 340
Eumeces blythianus — TAYLOR 1936: 143
Novoeumeces blythianus — GRIFFITH, NGO & MURPHY 2000
Eumeces blythianus — KHAN 2002 (pes. comm.)
Eumeces schneideri blythianus — SCHMITZ et al. 2004 
DistributionIndia (Punjab), Pakistan, Afghanistan

Type locality: unknown  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: ZSI 2384 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after Edward Blyth (1810 - 1873), Curator of the Asiatic Society of Bengal. 
References
  • Anderson, J. 1871. On two Saurian genera Eurylepis and Plocederma Blyth, with a description of a new species of Mabouia Fitzinger. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 1871: 180-190 - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G. A. 1887. Catalogue of the Lizards in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) III. Lacertidae, Gerrhosauridae, Scincidae, Anelytropsidae, Dibamidae, Chamaeleontidae. London: 575pp. - get paper here
  • Boulenger, George A. 1890. The Fauna of British India, Including Ceylon and Burma. Reptilia and Batrachia. Taylor & Francis, London, xviii, 541 pp. - get paper here
  • FAIZI, HIVA; NASRULLAH RASTEGAR-POUYANI, ESKANDAR RASTEGAR-POUYANI, ROMAN NAZAROV, NASTARAN HEIDARI, BAHMAN ZANGI, VALENTINA ORLOVA, NIKOLAI POYARKOV 2017. A new species of Eumeces Wiegmann 1834 (Sauria: Scincidae) from Iran Zootaxa 4320 (2): 289–304 - get paper here
  • Finn, F. 1898. Notes on a specimen of the rare scincoid lizard Eumeces blythianus (Anderson) from the Afridi country, with exhibition of the type-specimens. Proceedings of the Asiatic Society of Bengal:189. - get paper here
  • Griffith, H., A. Ngo & R. W. Murphy 2000. A cladistic evaluation of the cosmopolitan genus Eumeces Wiegmann (Reptilia, Squamata, Scincidae). Russ. J. Herpetol. 7 (1): 1-16 - get paper here
  • Khan, Muhammad S; Khan, Muhammad R Z 1997. A new skink from the Thal Desert of Pakistan. Asiatic Herpetological Research 7: 61-67 - get paper here
  • Masroor, R. 2009. Description of a new species of Eumeces (Sauria: Scincidae) from Pakistan. Zootaxa 2161: 33–46 - get paper here
  • Schmitz, Andreas; Patrick Mausfeld and Dirk Embert 2004. Molecular studies on the genus Eumeces Wiegmann, 1834: phylogenetic relationships and taxonomic implications. Hamadryad 28 (1-2): 73 – 89 - get paper here
  • Smith,M.A. 1935. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Reptiles and Amphibia, Vol. II. Sauria. Taylor and Francis, London, 440 pp.
  • Taylor, E. H. 1936. A taxonomic study of the cosmopolitan lizards of the genus Eumeces with an account of the distribution and relationship of its species. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 23 (14): 1-643 [1935] - get paper here
 
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