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Feylinia polylepis BOCAGE, 1887

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Scincinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesManyscaled Feylinia 
SynonymFeylinia currori var. polylepis BOCAGE 1887: 198
Feylinia polylepis — WELCH 1982: 66
Feylinia polylepis — POLLO 2017 
DistributionPrincipe Island (Gulf of Guinea)

Type locality: Ile du Prince  
Reproductionviviparous 
TypesNeotype: MSNG 35593A, Bahio do Ceste et Roca Inf, collected L. Fea, 1901, presented Enrique. Designation by Brygoo & Roux-Estève (1983). Syntypes: lost (formerly MBL, but lost in fire that destroyed the museum in 1978), 2 specimens, from Ile du Prince (Principe, Gulf of Guinea). 
Diagnosis 
CommentStatus unclear. Euprepis polylepis PETERS 1869 is listed in BOULENGER 1887: 157 as synonym of Mabuia stangeri (GRAY). Another synonym of Mabuia stangeri is Euprepes hopfferi BOCAGE 1875. 
Etymology 
References
  • Bocage, J.V.B. du 1887. Melanges erpetologiques. I. Reptiles et Batraciens du Congo. II. Reptiles de Dahomey. III. Reptiles de l’Ile du Prince. IV. Reptiles et Batraciens de Quissange (Benguella) envoyés par M. J. d’Anchieta. Jorn. Sci. math. phys. nat., Lisboa, 11: 177-211
  • 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
  • Pollo, César J. 2017. Guide of Amphibians and Reptiles of São Tomé and Príncipe Smashwords / César J. Pollo, 156 pp. - get paper here
  • Welch, K.R.G. 1982. Herpetology of Africa; a checklist and bibliography of the orders Amphisbaenia, Sauria, and Serpentes. Robert E. Krieger Pub. Co., Malabar, FL 293 pp.
 
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