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Grandidierina rubrocaudata (GRANDIDIER, 1869)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Scincinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymAcontias rubrocaudatus GRANDIDIER 1869: 342
Grandidierina rubrocaudata — MOCQUARD 1894
Grandidierina rubrocaudata — ANGEL 1942: 149
Voeltzkowia (Voeltzkowia) rubrocaudata — BRYGOO 1981: 679
Voeltzkowia rubrocaudata — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 322
Voeltzkowia (Voeltzkowia) rubrocaudata — SCHMITZ et al. 2005
Grandidierina rubrocaudata — MIRALLES et al. 2015 
DistributionSW Madagascar (Ambohimahalevona, Ampoza, Befan- driana, Beroboka Avaratra, Fierin, Isalo, Toliana and Zom- bitse Forest)

Type locality: Fierin  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: MNHN 0.7639 
Diagnosis 
CommentEyeless, limbless, earless species! 
Etymology 
References
  • Angel, F. 1942. Les Lézards de Madagascar. Mem. Acad. Malagache, Tananarive XXXVI: 193 pp.
  • Brygoo,E.R. 1981. Systématique des lézards scincides de la région malgache. VII. Révision des genres Voeltzkowia Boettger 1893, Grandidierina Mocquard 1894, et Cryptoscincus Mocquard 1894. Bull. Mus. natl. Hist. nat. Paris, 4th ser., Sect. A., 3 (2): 675-688
  • Cocca, W., G. M. Rosa, F. Andreone, G. Aprea, P. E. Bergò, F. Mattioli, V. Mercurio, J. E. Randrianirina, D. Rosado, M. Vences & A. Crottini 2018. The herpetofauna (Amphibia, Crocodylia, Squamata, Testudines) of the Isalo Massif, Southwest Madagascar: combining morphological, molecular and museum data. Salamandra 54 (3): 178-200 plus Supplementary Material - get paper here
  • Glaw ,F. & Vences, M. 1994. A Fieldguide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar. Vences & Glaw Verlag, Köln (ISBN 3-929449-01-3)
  • Grandidier, A. 1869. Descriptions de quelques animaux nouveaux découverts, pendant l'année 1869, sur la côte ouest de Madagascar. Revue et Magazine de Zooogie (Paris), Sér. 2, 21: 337-342
  • Miralles A, Hipsley CA, Erens J, Gehara M, Rakotoarison A, Glaw F, et al. 2015. Distinct Patterns of Desynchronized Limb Regression in Malagasy Scincine Lizards (Squamata, Scincidae). PLoS One 10 (6): e0126074. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0126074 - get paper here
  • Mocquard, F. 1894. Reptiles nouveaux ou insuffisamment connus de Madagascar. C. R. sommaire Séances Soc. philomath. Paris17: 1-10
  • Rosa, Gonçalo M.; Paolo Eusebio Bergò , Angelica Crottini & Franco Andreone 2012. Report on the life colouration of the enigmatic burrowing skink Voeltzkowia rubrocaudata (Grandidier, 1869) from southwestern Madagascar. Bonn zoological Bulletin 61 (1): 31–34 - get paper here
  • Schmitz, A.; M.C. Brandley; P. Mausfeld; M. Vences; F. Glaw; R.A. Nussbaum and T.W. Reeder 2005. Opening the black box: phylogenetics and morphological evolution of the Malagasy fossorial lizards of the subfamily “Scincinae”. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 34: 118–133 (published online 2004) - get paper here
 
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