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Philochortus hardeggeri (STEINDACHNER, 1891)

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Higher TaxaLacertidae, Sauria, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesHardegger's Orangetail Lizard, Hardegger's Shield-backed Lizard 
SynonymLatastia Hardeggeri STEINDACHNER 1891: 371
Eremias heterolepis BOETTGER 1893: 115 (fide BOULENGER 1897)
Latastia heterolepis — BOETTGER 1893: 193 (emendation)
Latastia Hardeggeri — BOULENGER 1897: 130
Latastia degeni BOULENGER 1903: 55 (fide BOULENGER 1917: 154)
Latastia hardeggeri — NEUMANN 1905
Philochortus hardeggeri — BOULENGER 1917: 154
Philochortus hardeggeri — LOVERIDGE 1936
Philochortus hardeggeri — LANZA 1983
Philochortus hardeggeri — LARGEN & SPAWLS 2010: 359 
DistributionSomalia, Djibouti, E Ethiopia

Type locality: Harar on the way from Heusa, Ethiopia; “Weg von Hensa nach Artu, Hararlande” fide TIEDEMANN et al. 1994  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesSyntypes: BMNH 1946.9.3.41, NMW 16810:1,2 (m.)
Holotype: SMF 59441 [heterolepis] 
Diagnosis 
CommentNot listed in the Zoological Record of 1891 or 1892. 
Etymology 
References
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Boettger, O. 1893. Berichtigungen betreffend Reptilien aus Somaliland. Zool. Anz. 16: 193. - get paper here
  • Boettger,O. 1893. Übersicht der von Prof. C. Keller anlässlich der Ruspoli'schen Expedition nach den Somaliländern gesammelten Reptilien und Batrachier. Zool. Anz. 16 (416): 113-119 - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G. A. 1898. On a second collection of reptiles made by Mr. E. Lord-Phillips in Somaliland. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 2: 130-133 - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1917. On the lizards of the genus Philochortus MATSCHIE. Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1917: 145-157 - get paper here
  • Lanza, B. 1990. Amphibians and reptiles of the Somali Democratic Republic: check list and biogeography. Biogeographia, 14: 407-465 [1988]
  • Lanza,B. 1983. A list of the Somali amphibians and reptiles. MONITORE ZOOLOGICO ITALIANO, new Ser., SUPPL. 18 (8): 193-247
  • Largen, M.J.; Spawls, S. 2006. Lizards of Ethiopia (Reptilia Sauria): an annotated checklist, bibliography, gazetteer and identification. Tropical Zoology 19 (1): 21-109 - get paper here
  • Largen, M.J.; Spawls, S. 2010. Amphibians and Reptiles of Ethiopia and Eritrea. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, 694 pp.
  • Loveridge, A. 1936. African reptiles and amphibians in the Field Museum of Natural History. Zool. Ser. Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Chicago, 22 (1): 1-122 - get paper here
  • Mazuch, Tomáš 2013. Amphibians and Reptiles of Somaliland and Eastern Ethiopia. Tomáš Mazuch Publishing, 80 pp. ISBN: 978-80-905439-0-4 - get paper here
  • Neumann, Oscar Rudolph 1905. Über nordost-afrikanische und arabische Kriechtiere. Zool. Jahrb. Syst., 22: 389-404. - get paper here
  • Parker, H. W. 1942. The lizards of British Somaliland. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 91: 1—101 - get paper here
  • Steindachner, F. 1891. Ueber neue und seltene Lacertiden aus der herpetologischen Sammlung des k. k. naturhistorisches Hofsmuseums. Ann. k. k. Hofmus. Wien 6: 371-378 - get paper here
  • Tiedemann,F.; Häupl,M. & Grillitsch,H. 1994. Katalog der Typen der herpetologischen Sammlung nach dem Stand vom 1. Jänner 1994. Teil II: Reptilia. Kat. wiss. Samml. Naturhist. Mus. Wien 10 (Vertebrata 4): 1-110
 
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