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Madascincus stumpffi (BOETTGER, 1882)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Scincinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesStumpff's Skink 
SynonymGongylus stumpffi BOETTGER 1882: 479
Scelotes astrolabi boettgeri ANGEL 1942
Scelotes stumpffi — BRYGOO 1980
Amphiglossus stumpffi — BRYGOO 1981
Amphiglossus stumpffi — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 318
Madascincus stumpffi — WHITING et al. 2004
Amphiglossus stumpffi — SCHMITZ et al. 2005
Madascincus stumpffi — D’CRUZE et al. 2007
Madascincus stumpffi — MIRALLES et al. 2011 
DistributionMadagascar, Nossi Be = Nosy Bé

Type locality: Nossi-Bé (= Nosy Bé)  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: SMF 16019 ( = Kat . BOETTGER 641 Oa), (also Lectotype of Scelotes astrolabi var. boettgeri ANGEL 1942) 
CommentProbably a synonym of Amphiglossus frontoparietalis fide GREER (F. Glaw, pers. comm.) 
References
  • ANDREONE F., F. GLAW, R. A. NUSSBAUM, C. J. RAXWORTHY, M. VENCES, and J. E. RANDRIANIRINA 2003. The amphibians and reptiles of Nosy Be (NW Madagascar) and nearby islands: a case study of diversity and conservation of an insular fauna. Journal of Natural History 37 (17): 2119–2149
  • Andreone, F. & Greer, A.E. 2002. Malagasy scincid lizards: descriptions of nine new species, with notes on the morphology, reproduction and taxonomy of some previously described species (Reptilia, Squamata: Scincidae). Journal of Zoology 258, 139-181
  • Angel, F. 1942. Les Lézards de Madagascar. Mem. Acad. Malagache, Tananarive XXXVI: 193 pp.
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Boettger, O. 1882. Diagnoses Reptilium et Batrachiorum Novorum insulae Nossi Be Madagascariensis. Zool. Anz. 5 : 478-480 - get paper here
  • Brygoo,E.R. 1980. Systématique des lézards scincides de la région malgache. II. Amphiglossus astrolabi DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1839, Gongylus polleni GRANDIDIER 1869, Gongylus stumpffi BOETTGER 1882, et Scelotes waterloti ANGEL 1930. Bull. Mus. natl. Hist. nat. Paris, 4th ser., Sect. A., 2 (2): 525-539
  • D'Cruze, Neil; Jeremy Sabel, Katie Green, Jeffrey Dawson, Carlie Gardner, Janine Robinson, Georgina Starkie, Miguel Vences, and Frank Glaw. 2007. The First Comprehensive Survey of Amphibians and Reptiles at Montagne des Francais, Madagascar. Herp. Cons. Biol. 2 (2): 87-99 - get paper here
  • Glaw ,F. & Vences, M. 1994. A Fieldguide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar. Vences & Glaw Verlag, Köln (ISBN 3-929449-01-3)
  • Miralles, A.; Köhler, J.; Glaw, F. & Vences, M. 2011. A molecular phylogeny of the “Madascincus polleni species complex”, with description of a new species of scincid lizard from the coastal dune area of northern Madagascar. Zootaxa 2876: 1–16 - get paper here
  • Miralles, Aurélien; Jörn Köhler, Frank Glaw, Miguel Vences 2016. Species delimitation methods put into taxonomic practice: two new Madascincus species formerly allocated to historical species names (Squamata, Scincidae) Zoosyst. Evol. 92 (2): 257–275; DOI 10.3897/zse.92.9945 - get paper here
  • Schmitz, A.; M.C. Brandley; P. Mausfeld; M. Vences; F. Glaw; R.A. Nussbaum and T.W. Reeder 2005. Opening the black box: phylogenetics and morphological evolution of the Malagasy fossorial lizards of the subfamily “Scincinae”. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 34: 118–133 (published online 2004) - get paper here
  • Whiting, A.S.; Jack W. Sites, Jr. & Aaron M. Bauer 2004. Molecular phylogenetics of Malagasy skinks (Squamata: Scincidae). African Journal of Herpetology 53(2): 135-146 - get paper here
 
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