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Lygosoma pruthi (SHARMA, 1977)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Lygosominae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesPruth’s supple skink 
SynonymRiopa pruthi SHARMA 1977
Lygosoma pruthi — DAS 1996: 46
Lygosoma pruthi — DAS 2003
Lygosoma cf. pruthi — GANESH & ARUMUGAM 2016 
DistributionIndia (Tamil Nadu)  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: ZSI 22393 
Diagnosis 
Comment 
Etymology 
References
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Das, Indraneil 2003. Growth of Knowledge on the Reptiles of India, with an Introduction to Systematics, Taxonomy and Nomenclature. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 100 (2-3): 446-502 - get paper here
  • Ganesh, S. R.; M. Arumugam 2016. Species Richness of Montane Herpetofauna of Southern Eastern Ghats, India: A Historical Resume and a Descriptive Checklist Russ. J. Herpetol. 23 (1): 7-24
  • Sharma R C 1977. A new lizard of the genus Riopa Gray (Scincidae) from Tamil Nadu, India. Records Zoological Survey of India 73 (1-4): 41-42 - get paper here
  • Venugopal, P.D. 2010. An updated and annotated list of Indian lizards (Reptilia: Sauria) based on a review of distribution records and checklists of Indian reptiles. Journal of Threatened Taxa 2 (3): 725-738. - get paper here
 
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