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Scincella przewalskii (BEDRIAGA, 1912)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymLygosoma Przewalskii BEDRIAGA 1912
Scincella przewalskii — WANG & ZHAO 1986
Scincella przewalskii — SHEA & GREER 2002: 156
Scincella przewalskii — LINKEM et al. 2011 
DistributionChina (Gansu)

Type locality: Dschachar Mountain, on the upper Chuanche (=Bailong Jiang?), Gansu Prov., China. Map legend:
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Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: ZISP (ZIL) 7073 
Comment 
Etymologynamed after General Nikolai Mikhailovitch Przewalski (1839-1888), a Russian Cossack naturalist who explored Central Asia (Beolens et al. 2009). 
References
  • Bedriaga, J.V. 1909. Amphibien und Reptilien. In: Wissenschaftliche Resultate der Reisen N.M. Przewalskijs durch Zentralasien. Zoologische Teil. Band 3. Part 1. Lacertilia. (in Russian). Sankt-Petersburg, Vol 3 (1) 3: 73-102, 367
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2009. The Eponym Dictionary of Mammals. Johns Hopkins University Press, 592 pp.
  • Linkem, Charles W.; Arvin C. Diesmos, Rafe M. Brown 2011. Molecular systematics of the Philippine forest skinks (Squamata: Scincidae: Sphenomorphus): testing morphological hypotheses of interspecific relationships. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 163: 1217–1243
  • Wang, YUE-ZHAO 1986. Studies on Chinese species of Scincella (Scincidae, Sauria) [in Chinese]. Acta Herpetol. Sinica, Chengdu, [new ser.], 5 (4): 267-277 - get paper here
 
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