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Higher TaxaLacertidae, Eremiadinae, Sauria, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards)
SubspeciesIchnotropis bivittata bivittata BOCAGE 1866
Ichnotropis bivittata pallida LAURENT 1964 
Common NamesE: Angolan rough-scaled lizard 
SynonymIchnotropis bivittata BOCAGE 1866: 43
Ichnotropis bivittata — WITTE & LAURENT 1942: 173
Ichnotropis capensis bivittata — LAURENT 1952: 202
Ichnotropis capensis bivittata — ROBERTSON et al. 1961
Ichnotropis bivittata — HAAGNER et al. 2000
Ichnotropis bivittata — BROADLEY & HOWELL 1991: 18
Ichnotropis bivittata — EDWARDS et al. 2013
Ichnotropis bivitata [sic] — CONRADIE et al. 2016
Ichnotropis bivittata — SPAWLS et al 2018: 202
Ichnotropis bivittata bivittata — MARQUES et al. 2018
Ichnotropis bivittata bivittata — BUTLER et al. 2019

Ichnotropis bivittata pallida LAURENT 1964
Ichnotropis bivittata pallida — MARQUES et al. 2018
Ichnotropis bivittata pallida — BUTLER et al. 2019 
DistributionS Tanzania, S Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire), Angola, Zambia, N Malawi, Gabon

Type locality: Duque de Bragança, Angola.  
TypesSyntype: BMNH 1946.9.3.47-48 (1866.6.11.3-4), ZMB 5827; additional syntypes in Lisbon were probably destroyed by a fire in 1975.
Holotype: MD 1854 (collector A. Barros Machado) [pallida] 
CommentSynonymy: Boulenger 1887: 78 listed this species as a synonym of I. capensis. 
EtymologyNamed after “bi-” = two or dual and Latin “vitta, -ae” = band or stripe. 
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