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Philochortus zolii SCORTECCI, 1934

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Higher TaxaLacertidae, Sauria, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymPhilochortus zolii SCORTECCI 1934: 305
Philochortus lhotei ANGEL 1936
Philochortus lhotei — PAPENFUSS 1969: 298
Philochortus zolii — SCHLEICH, KÄSTLE & KABISCH 1996: 435
Philochortus zolli [sic] — ROGNER 2002
Philochortus zolii — SINDACO & JEREMČENKO 2008 
DistributionS Libya, Egypt

Type locality: Ghat, Libya

lhotei: S Algeria, Niger; Type locality: puits d’In Abezou.  
Reproductionoviparous 
Types 
Diagnosis 
CommentSynonymy: P. lhotei was synonymized with P. zollii by Trape et al. 2012. SCHLEICH, KÄSTLE & KABISCH 1996 only mentioned that the relationship of this species to P. zolii is uncertain. 
Etymology 
References
  • Angel, M.F. 1936. Description d'une nouvelle espèce du genre Philochortus provenant des confins Saharo-Soudanais, et tableau synoptique des espèces du genre. Bull. Soc. Zool. (Paris) 61: 100-105
  • Bauer, Aaron M.; Jonathan C. DeBoer , Dylan J. Taylor 2017. Atlas of the Reptiles of Libya. Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. 64 (8): 155-318 - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Rogner, M. 2002. Praxisratgeber Eidechsen. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, 151 pp. [review in Reptilia 8 (3): 94, Draco 21: 87].
  • Schleich, H.H., Kästle,W., Kabisch, K. 1996. Amphibians and Reptiles of North Africa. Koeltz, Koenigstein, 627 pp.
  • Scortecci, G. 1934. Descrizione preliminare di una nuova specie del genere Philochortus (Philochortus zolii) della zona di Gat (Missione della reale Societa Geografica). Atti Soc. Ital. Sci. Naturale 73: 305-308
  • Sindaco, R. & Jeremcenko, V.K. 2008. The reptiles of the Western Palearctic. Edizioni Belvedere, Latina (Italy), 579 pp. - get paper here
  • Trape, J.F.; Trape, S. & Chirio, L. 2012. Lézards, crocodiles et tortues d'Afrique occidentale et du Sahara. IRD Orstom, 503 pp. - get paper here
 
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