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Trachylepis rodenburgi (HOOGMOED, 1974)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Mabuyinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesRodenburg's Mabuya 
SynonymMabuya rodenburgi HOOGMOED 1974
Mabuya rodenburgi — GREER et al. 2000
Euprepis rodenburgi — MAUSFELD et al. 2002
Trachylepis rodenburgi — BAUER 2003 
DistributionGhana, Nigeria

Type locality: Akosombo, Estern Region, Ghana (6° 16’ N, 0° 04’ E)  
TypesHolotype: RMNH 17434 
EtymologyNamed after W.F. Rodenburg, collector of the type series. 
  • Bauer, A.M. 2003. On the identity of Lacerta punctata Linnaeus, 1758, the type species of the genus Euprepis Wagler, 1830, and the generic assignment of Afro-Malagasy skinks. African Journal of Herpetology 52:1-7. - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Greer, A.E., Arnold, C. & Arnold, E.N. 2000. The systematic significance of the number of presacral vertebrae in the scincid lizard genus Mabuya. Amphibia-Reptilia 21 (1): 121-126 - get paper here
  • Hoogmoed, M. S. 1974. Ghanese lizards of the genus Mabuya (Scincidae, Sauria, Reptilia). Zoologische Verhandelingen 138: 1-62 - get paper here
  • Trape, J.F.; Trape, S. & Chirio, L. 2012. Lézards, crocodiles et tortues d'Afrique occidentale et du Sahara. IRD Orstom, 503 pp. - get paper here
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