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Hypsilurus macrolepis PETERS, 1872

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Amphibolurinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymHypsilurus macrolepis PETERS 1873: 775
Gonyocephalus godeffroyi BOULENGER 1885 (part.): 296 (not Lophura (Hypsilurus) Godeffroyi PETERS 1867)
Gonyocephalus godeffroyi — BOULENGER 1888 (part.): 90
Gonyocephalus godeffroyi — BOULENGER 1890 (part.): 39
Gonyocephalus godeffroyi — DE ROOIJ 1915 (part.): 112
Gonyocephalus godeffroyi — BURT & BURT 1932 (part): 496
Gonocephalus godeffroyi — WERMUTH 1967 (part.): 59
Gonocephalus godeffroyi — MCCOY 1980 (part.): 13
Hypsilurus (Hypsilurus) macrolepis — MOODY 1980: 300
Hypsilurus (Hypsilurus) macrolepis — DENZER et al. 1997: 322
Hypsilurus godeffroyi MCCOY 2000 (part.)
Hypsilurus macrolepis — MANTHEY & DENZER 2006 
DistributionSouthern Solomon Islands: Isabel?, Makira and adjacent smaller islands Malaupaina (Olu Malau Ids.), Ugi, Santa Ana and Uki Ni Masi.

Type locality:” Salomon–Inseln”  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: ZMB 7510 
Comment 
References
  • Manthey, U. & Denzer, W. 2006. A revision of the Melanesian-Australian angle head lizards of the genus Hypsilurus (Sauria: Agamidae: Amphibolurinae), with description of four new species and one new subspecies. Hamadryad 30 (1-2): 1 – 40
  • McCoy, M. 2006. Reptiles of the Solomon Islands. Pensoft Series Faunistica 57, 212 pp.
  • McCoy, M. 2015. A Field Guide to the Reptiles of the Solomon Islands. Michael McCoy, Kuranda - get paper here
  • Peters, W. 1873. Mittheilung über eine, zwei neue Gattungen enthaltende, Sammlung von Batrachiern des Hrn. Dr. O. Wucherer aus Bahia, so wie über einige neue oder weniger bekannte Saurier. Monatsberichte der Königlich Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1872: 768-776. - get paper here
 
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