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Scelotes poensis BOCAGE, 1895

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Scincinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymScelotes poensis [BARBOZA DU BOCAGE 1895]
Melanoseps poensis — BRYGOO & ROUX-ESTEVE 1982 
DistributionBioko = Fernando Po 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.
 
Reproductionviviparous 
TypesHolotype: MBL (probably lost in fire 1978) 
CommentScelotes poensis is missing both forelimbs AND hindlimbs (Danny Meirte, pers. comm., 12 Apr 2013). 
References
  • Bocage, J.V.B. du 1895. Reptiles et batracines nouveaux ou peu connu de Fernâo do Po. J. Sci. math.-phys. nat., Lisboa, (2) 13: 16-20
  • Bocage, J.V.B. du 1895. Subsidios para a fauna da ilha de Fernâo do Po. J. Sci. math.-phys. nat., Lisboa, (2) 13: 12
  • Brygoo E R; Roux-Esteve R 1982. Un genre de lezards scincines d'Afrique: Melanoseps. Bulletin du Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle SECTION A ZOOLOGIE BIOLOGIE ET ECOLOGIE ANIMALES 3 (4) 1981: 1169-1191
  • de Witte, G.F. & R. LAURENT 1943. Contribution à la systématique des formes dégradées de la famille des Scincidae apparentées au genre Scelotes Fitzinger. Mém. Mus. r. Hist. nat. Belg. (sér.2) 26: 44 pp.
 
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