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Mochlus productum (BOULENGER, 1909)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Lygosominae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesBoulenger's Writhing Skink 
SynonymLygosoma productum BOULENGER 1909
Lygosoma parisii — SCORTECCI 1929: 262 (fide LANZA 1988)
Riopa producta — SMITH 1937: 228
Riopa producta — CAPOCACCIA 1961:98
Lygosoma productum — LANZA 1990 
DistributionSomalia

Type locality: Bardera, Somalia  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: MSNG
Holotype: MSNM (Milan) [parisii] 
Diagnosis 
CommentNone of the cited Lanza papers cite Barbour 1927.

Type: not in BMNH (P. Campbell, pers. comm., 7 July 2014). 
Etymology 
References
  • Boulenger, George Albert 1909. List of reptiles and batrachians collected by Capt. U. Ferrandi at Bardera. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Gennova 44: 1-2 - get paper here
  • Capocaccia, L. 1961. Catalogo dei tipi di Rettili del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova [MSNG]. Ann. Mus. C iv. Stor. Nat. Giacomo Doria 72: 86-111
  • Lanza, B. 1990. Amphibians and reptiles of the Somali Democratic Republic: check list and biogeography. Biogeographia, 14: 407-465 [1988]
  • Scortecci, G. 1929. Primo contributo alla conoscenza dei Rettili e degli Anfibi della Somalia italiana. Atti Soc. ital. Sci. nat. 68: 245-279
  • Smith,M.A. 1937. A review of the genus Lygosoma (Scincidae: Reptilia) and its allies. Records of the Indian Museum 39 (3): 213-234
 
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