Ophisops elbaensis SCHMIDT & MARX, 1957
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Ophisops elbaensis?
|Higher Taxa||Lacertidae, Sauria, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards)|
|Common Names||Mount Elba Snake-eyed Lizard|
|Synonym||Ophisops elbaensis SCHMIDT & MARX 1957|
Ophisops elbaensis — BAHA EL DIN 2006: 178
|Distribution||NE Sudan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Yemen|
Type locality: Egypt, Sudan Government Administrative Area,
Gebel Elba, Wadi Kansisrob; elevation 4,000 feet Map legend:
- Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.
NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
|Types||Holotype: FMNH 73601|
|Comment||The Gebel Elba Snake-eyed Lizard, Ophisops elbaensis, is a strikingly colored lizard that was originally thought to be endemic to Gebel Elba but has since been found in the Arabian Peninsula.|