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Gastropholis tropidopholis (BOULENGER, 1916)

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Higher TaxaLacertidae, Sauria, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymBedriagaia tropidopholis BOULENGER 1916: 113
Bedriagaia tropidopholis — SCHMIDT 1919: 14
Bedriagaia tropidopholis — SCHMIDT 1919: 497
Bedriagaia tropidopholis — WITTE & LAURENT 1942: 172
Gastropholis tropidopholis — ARNOLD 1989
Gastropholis tropidopholis — LOKASOLA et al. 2017 
DistributionC Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)

Type locality: “Modje, Ituri, Belgian Congo”  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MRAC (was RMCA) R.1646 
Diagnosis 
Comment 
Etymology 
References
  • Arnold, E. N. 1989. Systematics and adaptive radiation of Equatorial African lizards assigned to the genera Adolfus, Bedriagaia, Gastropholis, Holaspis, and Lacerta (Reptilia: Lacertidae). Journal of Natural History 23: 525-555
  • Arnold, E. N. 1989. Towards a phylogeny and biogeography of the Lacertidae: relationships within an Old-World family of lizards derived from morphology. Bulletin of the British Museum (NATURAL HISTORY) ZOOLOGY 55 (2): 209-257 - get paper here
  • Boulenger, George Albert 1916. Description of a new genus of the family Lacertidae from Central Africa. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 18: 112-114 - get paper here
  • Boulenger,G.A. 1919. Batraciens et reptiles cecueillis par le Dr. C. Christy dans les districts de Stanleyville, Haut-Uelé et Ituri en 1912-1914. Rev. zool. afr., Bruxelles, 7 (1): 1-29
  • Lokasola, Albert Lotana; Cédric Botshuna Lotana, Gabriel Badjejea Babangenge and Crispin Gembu Tungaluna 2017. Distributional Data of the Lizard Fauna (Sauria) of the Maringa-Lopori-Wamba Landscape, Democratic Republic of the Congo Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering B 6: 151-159 - get paper here
  • Schmidt, Karl Patterson 1919. Contributions to the Herpetology of the Belgian Congo based on the Collection of the American Congo Expedition, 1909-1915. Part I: turtles, crocodiles, lizards, and chamaeleons. Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist. 39 (2): 385-624 - get paper here
  • WITTE, G.-F. DE & R.F. LAURENT 1942. Liste des Lacertidae du Congo Belge et description d’une espèce nouvelle. Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines, Bruxelles, 36 (2): 165-180 - get paper here
 
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