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Higher TaxaScincidae, Mabuyinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesSpeckle-lipped Mabuya (or Skink)
Casuarina Island Skink [casuarinae] 
SynonymEuprepis maculilabris GRAY 1845: 114
Euprepes notabilis PETERS 1879: 36
Euprepes albilabris MÜLLER 1885
Mabuia (sic) maculilabris – BOULENGER 1887: 164
Mabuya maculilabris – SCHMIDT 1919: 525
Mabuya maculilabris — ANGEL 1942: 110
Mabuya maculilabris comorensis — LOVERIDGE 1953: 200 (not PETERS)
Mabuya maculilabris maculilabris – DE WITTE 1953: 23
Mabuya maculilabris major STERNFELD 1912 (fide LOVERIDGE 1957)
Mabuya maculilabris var. kwidkwiensis STERNFELD 1912
Mabuya maculilabris var. wauensis STERNFELD 1912
Mabuya maculilabris var. schubotzi STERNFELD 1912
Mabuya maculilabris var. graueri STERNFELD 1912
Mabuya maculilabris var. rohrbecki STERNFELD 1912
Mabuya maculilabris var. bergeri STERNFELD 1912
Mabuya polytropis — ANGEL, GUIBÉ & LAMOTTE 1954
Mabuya maculilabris maculilabris — HOOGMOED 1974: 29
Mabuya maculilabris — BRYGOO 1981
Mabuya maculilabris — LANZA 1990
Mabuya maculilabris maculilabris — BROADLEY 1991: 523
Mabuya maculilabris — GREER et al. 2000
Mabuya maculilabris maculilabris — BROADLEY & HOWELL 1991: 15
Euprepis maculilabris — MAUSFELD et al. 2002
Trachylepis maculilabris — BAUER 2003
Mabuya maculilabris var. bergi — MAUSFELD et al. 2004 (in error)
Euprepis maculilabris — LANTERMANN & LANTERMANN 2009
Mabuya maculilabris — LARGEN & SPAWLS 2010: 394
Trachylepis maculilabris — ALLEN et al. 2017
Trachylepis maculilabris — SPAWLS et al. 2018: 141 
DistributionLiberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire), Angola, Zambia, Somalia (Lanza 1990), Malawi, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Uganda, Pemba Island, Tanzania, Kenya, Nosy Tanikely, Europa Island, Ethiopia, Sudan (Werner 1908), Sao Tome and Principé (Gulf of Guinea), Comoro Islands (Anjouan)

For a list of records, countries, and specimens, see CERIACO et al. 2016: 312.

Type locality: West Africa  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: BMNH
Holotype. UM 24077, an adult male [casuarinae] 
CommentSynonymy partly after HOOGMOED 1974. BROADLEY (2000) elevated M. m. casuarinae to full species status. 
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