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Mochlus mocquardi (CHABANAUD, 1917)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Lygosominae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesMocquard's Writhing Skink 
SynonymLygosoma (Riopa) mocquardi CHABANAUD 1917: 448
Riopa mocquardi — SMITH 1937: 228
Mochlus mocquardi — TRAPE, CHIRIO & TRAPE 2012 
DistributionSudan, Chad

Type locality: Fort-Archambault [= Sarh, Chad]  
Reproduction 
TypesType: BMNH 1946.8.18.84 (and possibly additional specimens). 
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
  • Chabanaud,P. 1917. Révision de quelques Reptiles d'Afrique et description de trois espèces nouvelles. Bull. Mus. natn. Hist Nat. Paris 23: 442-454 [451] - get paper here
  • Smith,M.A. 1937. A review of the genus Lygosoma (Scincidae: Reptilia) and its allies. Records of the Indian Museum 39 (3): 213-234
  • Wagner, Philipp; Wolfgang Böhme; Olivier S. G. Pauwels & Andreas Schmitz 2009. A review of the African red-flanked skinks of the Lygosoma fernandi (BURTON, 1836) species group (Squamata: Scincidae) and the role of climate change in their speciation. Zootaxa 2050: 1-30 - get paper here
 
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