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Mochlus grandisonianum LANZA & CARFI, 1966

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Lygosominae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesLanza's Writhing Skink 
SynonymMochlus grandisonianus LANZA & CARFI 1966: 238
Lygosoma grandisonianum — LANZA 1990 
DistributionSomalia

Type locality: Geriban (7° 12' 41" N, 48° 50' 53"); Map legend:
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Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: MZUF 3919, adult female; paratypes: MF, BMNH 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after Miss Alice G. C. Grandison, herpetologist at the British Museum. 
References
  • Lanza, B. 1990. Amphibians and reptiles of the Somali Democratic Republic: check list and biogeography. Biogeographia, 14: 407-465 [1988]
  • Lanza, B. and Carfi, S. 1966. Note su alcuni Scincidae della Somalia e descrizione di una nuova specie di Mochlus (Reptilia, Squamata). Monit. zool. ital. 74: 34-43.
  • Lanza, B. and Carfi, S. 1968. Gli scincidi della Somalia (Reptilia, Squamata). Monit. zool. ital. (N. S.) 2: 207-260.
 
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