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Trachylepis ozorii (BOCAGE, 1893)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Mabuyinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymMabuya ozorii BOCAGE 1893
Mabuia ozorii — STERNFELD 1917
Mabuya blanlingii [sic] —MANAÇAS 1958: 185
Mabuya ozorii — JESUS et al. 2005
Trachylepis ozorii — HEDGES 2012 (pers. comm.)
Trachylepis ozorii — CERIACO 2015
Trachylepis ozorii — CERIACO et al. 2016: 305 
DistributionAnnobon Island

Type locality: Annobon Island  
TypesHolotype: MB (lost) 
CommentKnown only from a single specimen, collected by Francisco Newton on Annobon Island. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Bocage, Barboza du 1903. Contribution a la Faune des quatre iles du Golfe de Guinée. J. Sci. math. phys. nat. Lisboa 7 (2): 25-59
  • Bocage, J.V.B. du 1893. Diagnoses de quelques nouvelles especes de reptiles et batraciens d‘Angola. J. Sci. math.-phys. nat., Lisboa, 3 (2): 115-121
  • Ceriaco, Luis M. P. 2015. Lost in the middle of the sea, found in the back of the shelf: A new giant species of Trachylepis (Squamata: Scincidae) from Tinhosa Grande islet, Gulf of Guinea. Zootaxa 3973 (3): 511–527
  • CERÍACO, LUIS M. P.; MARIANA P. MARQUES, AARON M. BAUER 2016. A review of the genus Trachylepis (Sauria: Scincidae) from the Gulf of Guinea, with descriptions of two new species in the Trachylepis maculilabris (Gray, 1845) species complex. Zootaxa 4109 (3): 284–314
  • Jesus, José; Brehm, António; Harris, D. James 2005. Relationships of scincid lizards (Mabuya spp.) from the islands of the Gulf of Guinea based on mtDNA sequence data. Amphibia-Reptilia 26 (4): 467-473 - get paper here
  • Sternfeld,R. 1917. Reptilia und Amphibia. In: Schubotz, H. (Hrsg.): Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Zweiten Deutschen Zentral-Afrika-Expedition, 1910-1911 unter Führung Adolph Friedrichs, Herzog zu Mecklenburg. Leipzig: Klinkhardt & Biermann, [Band] 1, Zoologie, Lieferung 11; S. 407-510. - get paper here
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