Proscelotes arnoldi (HEWITT, 1932)
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Proscelotes arnoldi?
|Higher Taxa||Scincidae, Scincinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Common Names||Arnold's Montane Skink|
|Synonym||Sepsina arnoldi HEWITT 1932|
Scelotes arnoldi — BROADLEY 1962
Proscelotes arnoldi — GREER 1970
|Distribution||E Zimbabwe, Malawi|
Type locality: Vumbu Mts., Umtali district
|Types||Holotype: NMZB (as Rhodesian Museum), Vumbu Mtns, 5600ft, near Umtali and near border of Mozambique, collected D.G. Arnold.|
Type not in South Africa fide SAMA catalog (Anonymous 1958).
|Etymology||Named after Dr. George Arnold (1881-1962), British entomologist who specialized on ants and wasps. In 1911 he became Curator, and later Director, of the National Museum of Southern Rhodesia, Bulawayo.|