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Feylinia macrolepis BOETTGER, 1887

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Scincinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymFeylinia macrolepis BOETTGER 1887
Feylinia macrolepis — CHABANAUD 1917: 222
Feylinia macrolepis — BRYGOO & ROUX-ESTEVE 1983
Feylinia macrolepis — CHIRIO & INEICH 2006 
DistributionCongo (Brazzaville), Central African Republic

Type locality: “Massabe [= Pointe Noire], Loango-Küste, W-Afrika”.  
TypesLectotype: SMF 16084 (= 6431, 2a in BOETTGER 1893). Designation by Mertens (1967). 
CommentHas been synonymized with Feylinia elegans previously (fide WITTE & LAURENT 1942). 
  • Boettger, OSKAR 1887. Diagnoses reptilium novorum ad ilI. viro Paul Hesse in finnibus fluminis Congo repetorum. Zool. Anz. 10 (267): 649-651 - get paper here
  • Brygoo,E.R. & Roux-Esteve 1983. Feylinia, genre de lézards africains de la famille des Scincidae, sous-famille des Feyliniinae. Bull. Mus. Nation. Hist. Nat. Paris (4) 5: 307-341
  • Chabanaud, P. 1917. Descriptions de trois espéces nouvelles de Reptilies de l'Afrique. Bull. Mus. nat. Hist. nat. Paris 23: 219-225 - get paper here
  • 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
  • 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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