Platysaurus lebomboensis JACOBSEN, 1994
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Platysaurus lebomboensis?
|Higher Taxa||Cordylidae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Synonym||Platysaurus lebomboensis JACOBSEN 1994|
Platysaurus lebomboensis — SCOTT et al. 2004
Platysaurus lebomboensis — STANLEY et al. 2011
|Distribution||Republic of South Africa (Transvaal), KwaZulu, Swaziland.|
Type locality: Mananga hill, Barberton district (2531 DD), Transvaal, 25° 58' S, 31°52' E. Map legend:
- Type locality.
- 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: TM 70037, adult male, collector H.G. Jacobsen 28 January 1981.|
Diagnosis. This taxon differs from its closest relative P. i. wilhelmi Hewitt in colour,being blackish-brown to black dorsally with or without red lateral stripes and in having the nasals mostly (64%) in contact [from JACOBSEN 1994].
|Etymology||named after the Type locality in the southern Lebombo mountain range.|