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Platysaurus ocellatus BROADLEY, 1962

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Higher TaxaCordylidae (Platysaurinae), Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesChimanimani Flat Lizard 
SynonymPlatysaurus ocellatus BROADLEY 1962
Platysaurus ocellatus — ADOLPHS 2006
Platysaurus ocellatus — STANLEY et al. 2011 
DistributionSE Zimbabwe, adjacent Mozambique

Type locality: Western Chimanimani Mountains, Melsetter, Rhodesia  
ReproductionOviparous. 
TypesHolotype: NMZB, previously UM 1199, paratypes: NMW 
Diagnosis 
Comment 
Etymology 
References
  • Adolphs, K. 2006. Bibliotheca Cordyliformium. Squamata Verlag, Sankt Augustin, 303 pp.
  • Blackburn, D.G. 1993. STANDARDIZED CRITERIA FOR THE RECOGNITION OF REPRODUCTIVE MODES IN SQUAMATE REPTILES. Herpetologica 49 (1): 118-132 - 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, D.G. 1962. On some reptile collections from the North-Western and North-Eastern Districts of Southern Rhodesia 1958-1961, with descriptions of four new lizards. Occ. Pap. Nat. Mus. South. Rhodesia 26 (B): 787-843
  • 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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