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Latastia cherchii ARILLO, BALLETTO & SPANO, 1967

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Higher TaxaLacertidae, Eremiadinae, Sauria, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymLatastia cherchii ARILLO, BALLETTO & SPANO 1967: 132
Latastia cherchii — LANZA 1983 
DistributionCentral Somalia

Type locality: “tra Obbia e Sissib” (= between Obbia and Sissib, Somaia.  
TypesHolotype: MZUF (Museo Zoologico dell’Universita di Firenze), female, collected by Stefanini-Puccioni, 1924. 
  • Arillo, BALLETTO & SPANO 1967. Il genere Latastia Bedriaga in Somalia. Boll. Musei Ist. Biol. Univ. Genova 35: 105-145
  • Lanza, B. 1983. A list of the Somali amphibians and reptiles. MONITORE ZOOLOGICO ITALIANO, new Ser., SUPPL. 18 (8): 193-247 - get paper here
  • Lanza, B. 1990. Amphibians and reptiles of the Somali Democratic Republic: check list and biogeography. Biogeographia, 14: 407-465 [1988] - get paper here
  • Spawls, Stephen; Tomáš Mazuch& Abubakr Mohammad 2023. Handbook of Amphibians and Reptiles of North-east Africa. Bloomsbury, 640 pp. - get paper here
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