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Trachylepis nganghae INEICH & CHIRIO, 2004

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Mabuyinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymTrachylepis nganghae INEICH & CHIRIO 2004
Trachylepis nganghae — ALLEN et al. 2017 
DistributionCameroon

Type locality: “dans les éboulis rocheux du Hosséré Ngang-Ha (coordonnées: 7,363°N, 13,991°E), à 1 800 m d'altitude” [elevation]  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: MNHN 2003.2922, female adult 
CommentAbundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
Etymologynamed after the type locality. 
References
  • ALLEN, KAITLIN E.; WALTER P. TAPONDJOU N., LUKE J. WELTON, AARON M. BAUER 2017. A new species of Trachylepis (Squamata: Scincidae) from Central Africa and a key to the Trachylepis of West and Central Africa. Zootaxa 4268 (2): 255–269 - get paper here
  • Chirio, L. & Lebreton, M. 2007. Atlas des reptiles du Cameroun. MNHN, IRD, Paris 688 pp.
  • Chirio, Laurent, Ivan Ineich, Andreas Schmitz and Matthew LeBreton. 2008. A new species of Trachylepis Fitzinger, 1843 (Squamata: Scincidae) from Central African forests. African Journal of Herpetology 57(1):13-28 - get paper here
  • Ineich, I. & L. Chirio 2004. L'Archipel Afro-montagne et les affinités de son herpetofaune: description d'une espèce nouvelle indiquant des relations phylétiques entre le Camerun et l'Afrique de l'est (Lacertilia, Scincidae, genre Trachyleps. Bull. Soc. zool. Fr., 129(3): 317-331
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
 
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