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Ophiomorus maranjabensis KAZEMI, FARHADI QOMI, KAMI & ANDERSON, 2011

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Scincinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesMaranjab’s snake skink 
SynonymOphiomorus maranjabensis KAZEMI, FARHADI QOMI, KAMI & ANDERSON 2011 
DistributionC Iran (Esfahan)

Type locality: Maranjab, south of Daryache Namak, Iran, N 34°19’52.78”, E 51°53’20.44”  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: ZMGU (Zoological Museum Gorgan University) 2570, an adult female, collected 17 May 2011 by M. Farhadi and S. M. Kazemi.
Paratypes: ZMGU 2571 and 2572, adult females, from Maranjab, about 1 km southwest of holotype, N 34°18’56.50”, E 51°52’45.15”. 
CommentDistribution: See map in SMID et al. 2014 for distribution in Iran. 
Etymologynamed after the type locality. 
References
  • Gholamifard, A 2011. Endemism in the reptile fauna of Iran. Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 7 (1) - get paper here
  • KAZEMI, SEYED MAHDI; MASOOD FARHADI QOMI, HAJI GHOLI KAMI AND STEVEN CLEMENT ANDERSON 2011. A new species of Ophiomorus (Squamata: Scincidae) from Maranjab Desert, Isfahan Province, Iran, with a revised key to the genus. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 5 (1): 23-33. - get paper here
  • Qomi, M Farhadi; SM Kazemi, HG Kami, SA Hoseini 2012. New Record of Ophiomorus maranjabensis Kazemi, Farhadi Qomi, Kami and Anderson, 2011 (Sauria: Scincidae) from Isfahan Province, Iran. Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 8 (2) - get paper here
  • ŠMÍD, JIŘÍ; JIŘÍ MORAVEC, PETR KODYM, LUKÁŠ KRATOCHVÍL, SEYYED SAEED HOSSEINIAN YOUSEFKHANI, ESKANDAR RASTEGAR-POUYANI & DANIEL FRYNTA 2014. Annotated checklist and distribution of the lizards of Iran. Zootaxa 3855 (1): 001–097
 
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