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Leptosiaphos dungeri TRAPE, 2012

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymLeptosiaphos dungeri TRAPE in TRAPE, CHIRIO & TRAPE 2012: 45 
DistributionNigeria (Jos Wildlife Park)

Type locality: “dans la piscine désaffectée du Wildlife Park de Jos (09° 53’ N, 08° 51’ W; altitude: 1320m) au Nigeria” Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: MNHN 2011.0229 (précédemment IRD TR.3589), capturé le 14 novembre 2011 par J.-F. Trape.
Autres spécimens : sept spécimens du plateau de Jos de la collection du British Museum examinés par DUNGER (1972): BM 1973.17-21 de Jos, BM 1973.16 de Kigom Hills (09° 47’ N, 08° 33’ E); BM 1962.1730 de Zonkwa (09° 47’ N, 08° 18’ E). 
Etymology“espèce dédiée à G.T. Dunger en hommage à sa contribution à l’herpétologie ouest-africaine.” [TRAPÉ 2012]. 
  • Blackburn, D.G. 1993. STANDARDIZED CRITERIA FOR THE RECOGNITION OF REPRODUCTIVE MODES IN SQUAMATE REPTILES. Herpetologica 49 (1): 118-132 - get paper here
  • Trape, J.F.; Trape, S. & Chirio, L. 2012. Lézards, crocodiles et tortues d'Afrique occidentale et du Sahara. IRD Orstom, 503 pp. - get paper here
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