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Platysaurus maculatus BROADLEY, 1965

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Higher TaxaCordylidae, Sauria (lizards) 
SubspeciesPlatysaurus maculatus maculatus BROADLEY 1965
Platysaurus maculatus lineicauda BROADLEY 1965 
Common NamesSpotted Flat Lizard 
SynonymPlatysaurus maculatus maculatus BROADLEY 1965
Platysaurus maculatus maculatus BROADLEY 1965
Platysaurus maculatus — BRANCH et al. 2005
Platysaurus maculatus maculatus — STANLEY et al. 2011

Platysaurus maculatus lineicauda BROADLEY 1965
Platysaurus maculatus lineicauda BROADLEY 1965
Platysaurus maculatus lineicauda — STANLEY et al. 2011 
DistributionMozambique

Type locality: Mitucué Mountain, Niassa Province, Mocambique. Map legend:
TDWG region - 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.
 
TypesHolotype: NMZB, previously UM 8054, paratypes: NMW 
CommentReproduction: Oviparous. 
References
  • Blackburn, D.G. 1993. STANDARDIZED CRITERIA FOR THE RECOGNITION OF REPRODUCTIVE MODES IN SQUAMATE REPTILES. Herpetologica 49 (1): 118-132 - get paper here
  • Branch, W.R.; Rödel, M.-O. & Marais, J. 2005. Herpetological survey of the Niassa Game Reserve, northern Mozambique - Part I: Reptiles. Salamandra 41 (4): 195-214 - get paper here
  • Broadley, D. G. 1978. A revision of the Genus Platysaurus A. Smith. Occ. Papers Nat. Museum south. Rhodesia, B, 6 (4): 129-185
  • Broadley, Donald G. 1995. Geographical Distribution. Sauria: Cordylidae: Platysaurus maculatus maculatus Broadley, 1965. African Herp News (22): 52-53.
  • Broadley,D.G. 1965. A new species of Platysaurus from northern Mozambique. Arnoldia (Rhodesia) 1 (33): 1-4
  • SCHNEIDER, C. & M. BARTS 2011. Das Porträt Platysaurus maculatus maculatus BROADLEY Sauria 33 (4): 1-2 - get paper here
  • Spawls, S.; Howell, K.; Drewes, R.C. & Ashe, J. 2002. A field guide to the reptiles of East Africa. Academic Press, 543 pp. [reviews in HR 34: 396 and Afr. J. Herp. 51; 147]
  • Stanley, Edward L.; Aaron M. Bauer; Todd R. Jackman, William R. Branch, P. Le Fras N. Mouton 2011. Between a rock and a hard polytomy: rapid radiation in the rupicolous girdled lizard (Squamata: Cordylidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 58(1): 53-70. - get paper here
 
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