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Higher TaxaLacertidae, Eremiadinae, Sauria, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards)
SubspeciesLatastia doriai doriai BEDRIAGA 1884
Latastia doriai martensi BEDRIAGA 1884
Latastia doriai scorteccii ARILLO, BALLETTO & SPANO 1967 
Common NamesE: Doria’s Long-tailed Lizard 
SynonymLatastia doriai BEDRIAGA 1884: 7
Latastia longicaudata doriai — PARKER 1942: 69
Latastia doriai — LANZA 1983
Latastia doriai — LARGEN & SPAWLS 2010: 354

Latastia doriai martensi BEDRIAGA, 1884
Latastia doriai var. martensi BEDRIAGA 1884
Latastia doriai martensi — ARILLO et al. 1967: 139

Latastia doriai scorteccii ARILLO, BALLETTO & SPANO, 1967
Latastia doriai scorteccii ARILLO, BALLETTO & SPANO, 1967: 140
Latastia doriai scorteccii — LANZA 1983
Latastia doriai scorteccii — LANZA 1988 
DistributionNW Somalia and adjacent Ethiopia, Eritrea, NW Somalia, Djibuti and adjacent Ethiopia

doriai: NW Somalia, adjacent Ethiopia; Type locality: “Rugdeira Sogheira (Adal)”.

scorteccii: NW Somalia, adjacent Ethiopia, Djibouti; Type locality: “Mandah, Somalia”  
TypesSyntypes: BMNH, MSNG 28250
Syntypes: MSNG, BMNH1946.9.2.84 (, from Keren, Bogos, Eritrea, Africa, Donor: G Doria 1920.1.20.2081 syntypes from Keren, Bogos, Eritrea, Afric, Donor: G Doria [martensi]
Holotype: BMNH [scorteccii] 
EtymologyNamed after Marquis G. Doria (Genua). L. d. martensi has been named after Prof. E. v. Martens (Berlin). 
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