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Trachylepis sechellensis (DUMÉRIL & BIBRON, 1839)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Mabuyinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Seychelles Mabuya
G: Seychellenskink 
SynonymEuprepes Sechellensis [sic] DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1839: 682
Mabuia sechellensis [sic] — TORNIER 1901
Mabuya sechellensis — BRYGOO 1981
Mabuya seychellensis — GREER et al. 2000
Trachylepis sechellensis — PAWLOWSKI & KRÄMER 2009
Trachylepis seychellensis — PYRON & BURBRINK 2013 
DistributionSeychelles

Type locality: “îles Séchelles”  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesLectotype: MNHN 
CommentMitochondrial DNA genealogy rendered a monophyletic T. wrightii nested within a paraphyletic T. sechellensis, whereas nuclear DNA sequences from five unlinked
markers reflected the accepted taxonomy (Rocha et al. 2016). 
References
  • Brygoo E. R., 1981. Systematique des Lezards Scincides de la region malgache VIII. Les Mabuya des iles de l'océan Indien occidental: Comores, Europa, Séchelles. Bull. Mus. natn. Hist. Nat. 3: 911–930
  • Duméril, A. M. C. and G. Bibron. 1839. Erpétologie Générale on Histoire Naturelle Complète des Reptiles. Vol.5. Roret/Fain et Thunot, Paris, 871 pp. - get paper here
  • Gerlach, Justin 2002. The Palm Spider as an Unexpected Gecko Predator. Gekko 3 (1): 19-21
  • 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
  • Grimm, Markus; Ruckstuhl, Anita 1998. Eindrücke von der Herpetofauna der Seychellen. Elaphe 6 (1): 103-110
  • Hoesch, U. 1982. Herpetologische Beobachtungen auf den Seychellen. Herpetofauna 4 (17): 31-33 - get paper here
  • PAWLOWSKI, S. 2013. Herpetologie des Morne Seychellois National Park auf Mahé, Seychellen. Sauria 35 (3): 33-40 - get paper here
  • PAWLOWSKI, S. 2016. Herpetological impressions from Aride Island, Seychelles Sauria 38 (1): 48-53 - get paper here
  • PAWLOWSKI, S. 2017. Bemerkungen zur Habitatnutzung und Revierverhalten des Seychellenskinks Trachylepis sechellensis (Duméril & Bibron, 1839) auf den zentralen Seychelleninseln Sauria 39 (3): 37-43 - get paper here
  • PAWLOWSKI, S. 2017. Herpetologische Eindrücke vom Fond-Ferdinand-Naturreservat, Praslin, Seychellen Sauria 39 (1): 21-27 - get paper here
  • PAWLOWSKI, S. & C. KRÄMER 2010. Bemerkungen zur Lebensweise und Fortpflanzung des Seychellenskinks Trachylepis seychellensis (DUMÉRIL & BIBRON, 1839) auf den zentralen Seychelleninseln. Sauria 32 (4): 33-41 - get paper here
  • Pawlowski, S. & Krämer, C. 2006. Herpetologische Eindrücke von den zentralen Sychelleninseln Praslin, Curieuse, La Digue und Cousin. Elaphe 14 (3): 53-61
  • Pawlowski, S. & Krämer, C. 2009. Zur Herpetologie des Vallée de Mai auf Praslin, Seychellen. Sauria 30 (4): 19-27 [2008] - get paper here
  • Pawlowski, S. & Krämer, C. 2009. Zur Herpetologie des Flu Catcher National Parks auf La Digue, Seychellen. Sauria 31 (3): 25-33 - get paper here
  • Pyron, R. Alexander; Frank T. Burbrink 2013. Early origin of viviparity and multiple reversions to oviparity in squamate reptiles. Ecology Letters 17 (1): 13–21 (published online 2013, in print 2014), DOI: 10.1111/ele.12168 - get paper here
  • Rocha, Sara; Anna Perera, Andreia Silva, David Posada and D. James Harris, 2016. Evolutionary history of Trachylepis skinks in the Seychelles islands: introgressive hybridization, morphological evolution and geographic structure. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 119 (1): 15–36, DOI: 10.1111/bij.12803 - get paper here
  • Rocha, Sara; Carretero, Miguel A.; Harris, D. James 2010. Genetic diversity and phylogenetic relationships of Mabuya spp. (Squamata: Scincidae) from western Indian Ocean islands. Amphibia-Reptilia 31: 375-385 - get paper here
  • Tornier, G. 1901. Die Reptilien und Amphibien der Deutschen Tiefseeexpedition 1898/99. Zool. Anz. 24:61—66 - get paper here
  • Vesey-Fitzgerald, Desmond 1947. Reptiles and amphibians from the Seychelles Archipelago. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (11) 14: 577-584
 
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