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Leptosiaphos koutoui INEICH, SCHMITZ, CHIRIO & LEBRETON, 2004

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymLeptosiaphos koutoui INEICH, SCHMITZ, CHIRIO & LEBRETON 2004
Leptosiaphos koutoui — JESUS et al. 2007 
DistributionCameroon (Adamaoua Massif, Central-Northern Province)

Type locality: Meiganga, Adamaoua Massif (06°31’N, 14°17’E) Central-Northern Province, Cameroon, 1040 m elevation.  
TypesHolotype: MNHN 2001.0697 
CommentAbundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Blackburn, D.G. 1993. STANDARDIZED CRITERIA FOR THE RECOGNITION OF REPRODUCTIVE MODES IN SQUAMATE REPTILES. Herpetologica 49 (1): 118-132 - get paper here
  • Chirio, L. & Lebreton, M. 2007. Atlas des reptiles du Cameroun. MNHN, IRD, Paris 688 pp.
  • Ineich, I., A. Schmitz, L. Chirio & M. LeBreton 2004. New species of Leptosiaphos (Scincidae) from Adamaoua Massif, Central-Northern Province, Cameroon. Journal of Herpetology 38 (4): 546-550 - get paper here
  • Jesus, José; D. James Harris and António Brehm 2007. Relationships of Afroablepharus Greer, 1974 skinks from the Gulf of Guinea islands based on mitochondrial and nuclear DNA: Patterns of colonization and comments on taxonomy. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 45 (3): 904-914 - get paper here
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
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