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Feylinia grandisquamis MÜLLER, 1910

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Scincinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Large-scaled burrowing Skink 
SynonymFeylinia currori grandisquamis MÜLLER 1910
Feylinia elegans grandisquamis — DE WITTE & LAURENT 1942: 109
Feylinia grandisquamis — LEBRETON 1999
Feylinia grandisquamis — WHITING et al. 2003
Feylinia grandisquamis — PAUWELS et al. 2004
Feylinia grandisquamis — MARQUES et al. 2018 
DistributionCentral African Republic, Cameroon, Gabon, Angola

Type locality: “Dibongofarm bei Edea, Kamerun”  
TypesSyntypes: lost, was ZSM 413/1909 (lost fide Franzen & Glaw 2007), 5 specimens. 
CommentLimb morphology: Limbless. 
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  • Burger, M.; Branch, W.R. & Channing, A. 2004. Amphibians and Reptiles of Monts Doudou, Gabon: Species Turnover Along an Elevational Gradient. California Academy of Sciences Memoir 28: 145–186
  • Chirio, L. & Lebreton, M. 2007. Atlas des reptiles du Cameroun. MNHN, IRD, Paris 688 pp.
  • Chirio, Laurent and Ivan Ineich 2006. Biogeography of the reptiles of the Central African Republic. African Journal of Herpetology 55(1):23-59. - get paper here
  • Liniewski, Rachel; Shane Stanley, Julia Andrade & Phil Senter 2016. Vestigial appendicular skeletons in the African and Malagasy skink species Feylinia grandisquamis, Melanoseps ater, Grandidierina lineata and Voeltzkowia mira. African Journal of Herpetology 65 (1): 39-46 | DOI: 10.1080/21564574.2015.1133722 - get paper here
  • Marques, Mariana P.; Luis M. P. Ceríaco , David C. Blackburn , and Aaron M. Bauer 2018. Diversity and Distribution of the Amphibians and Terrestrial Reptiles of Angola -- Atlas of Historical and Bibliographic Records (1840–2017). Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. (Ser. 4) 65: 1-501 (Supplement II)
  • Müller,L. 1910. Beiträge zur Herpetologie Kameruns. Abh. bayer. K. Akad. Wiss. 2, 24 (3): 545-626 - get paper here
  • Pauwels, O. S. G., L. Chirio, E. J. Neil, S. Berry, N. Texier and C. Rosin 2017. Miscellanea Herpetologica Gabonica VIII. Bull. Chicago Herp. Soc. 52: 41 - get paper here
  • Pauwels, O.S.G. & Vande Weghe, J.P. 2008. Les reptiles du Gabon. Smithsonian Institution, Washington: 272 pp. - get paper here
  • Pauwels, O.S.G.; David, P. 2008. Miscellanea Herpetologica Gabonica I. Hamadryad 32 (1): 13 – 18 - get paper here
  • Pauwels, O.S.G.; William R. Branch and Marius Burger 2004. REPTILES OF LOANGO NATIONAL PARK, OGOOUÉ-MARITIME PROVINCE, SOUTH-WESTERN GABON. Hamadryad 29 (1): 115 – 127 - get paper here
  • Witte, G. F. de & R. LAURENT 1942. Contribution à la Faune Herpétologique du Congo belge. Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr. 36 (2): 101-115
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