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Leptosiaphos ianthinoxantha (BÖHME, 1975)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae (Eugongylini), Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Yellow and Violet Bellied Mountain Skink 
SynonymPanaspis ianthinoxantha BÖHME 1975
Panaspis ianthinoxantha — LEBRETON 1999
Leptosiaphos ianthinoxantha — CHIRIO & LEBRETON 2007
Leptosiaphos ianthinoxantha — BÖHME 2014: 155
Leptosiaphos ianthinoxantha — 

Type locality: south of Bamenda, Bafut-Ngemba Forest Reserve, Cameroon  
TypesHolotype: ZFMK 15350, paratype: ZFMK15349, 15351 
  • Blackburn, D.G. 1993. STANDARDIZED CRITERIA FOR THE RECOGNITION OF REPRODUCTIVE MODES IN SQUAMATE REPTILES. Herpetologica 49 (1): 118-132 - get paper here
  • Böhme, Wolfgang 2014. Herpetology in Bonn. Mertensiella 21. vi + 256 pp. - get paper here
  • Böhme,W. 1975. Zur Herpetofaunistik Kameruns, mit Beschreibung einens neuen Scinciden. Bonner Zoologische Beiträge 26 (1-3): 2-48 - get paper here
  • Chirio, L. & Lebreton, M. 2007. Atlas des reptiles du Cameroun. MNHN, IRD, Paris 688 pp.
  • Kameni N., M. M., Landry Yuan, F., Gonwouo N., L., Tapondjou N., W. P., Allen, K. E., Fomena, A., & Tsang, T. P. N. 2023. Range contractions and reduced body mass predicted for endemic skinks of the Cameroon Volcanic Line with future warming. Diversity and Distributions, 29(8), 1052-1063 - get paper here
  • Kameni, M. M., Gonwouo, L. N., Tapondjou, W. P., Tchassem, A. M., Doherty-Bone, T., Allen, K. E., & Fomena, A. 2022. Status and habitat preferences of montane endemic skinks, genera Lacertaspis, Leptosiaphos, and Trachylepis, in the central Cameroon Volcanic Line. Herpetology Notes 15: 271-281
  • LeBreton, Matthew 1999. A working checklist of the herpetofauna of Cameroon. Netherlands Committee for IUCN, 160 pp.
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