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Tropidophorus brookei (GRAY, 1845)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesBrook’s Keeled Skink 
SynonymNorbea brookei GRAY 1845: 102
Tropidophorus brookii — BOULENGER 1887: 361
Tropidophorus brookii — BARBOUR 1912
Norbea brookei — MITTLEMAN 1952
Tropidophorus brookei — OTA et al. 1991
Tropidophorus brookei— GREER & BISWAS 2004 
DistributionIndonesia (Borneo), Malaysia (Sabah, Sarawak)  
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1946.8.19.1 (formerly xv.79a), Borneo, presented Sir E. Belcher. 
  • Auliya, M. 2006. Taxonomy, Life History, and conservation of giant reptiles in west Kalimantan. Natur und Tier Verlag, Münster, 432 pp. - get paper here
  • Barbour, Thomas 1912. A Contribution to the Zoögeography of the East Indian Islands. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy 44 (1): 1-203 - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G. A. 1887. Catalogue of the lizards in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) III. Lacertidae, Gerrhosauridae, Scincidae, Anelytropsidae, Dibamidae, Chamaeleontidae. London: 575pp. - get paper here
  • Das , I. 2004. Lizards of Borneo. Natural History Publications, Kota Kinabalu, Borneo
  • Das, I. & Yaakob, N. 2007. Status of knowledge of the Malaysian herpetofauna. In Status of biological diversity in Malaysia & threat assessment of plant species in Malaysia. in: L. S. L. Chua, L. G. Kirton & L. G. Saw (eds.), Status of biological diversity in Malaysia & threat assessment of plant species in Malaysia. Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Kepong, pp. 31-81
  • Gray, J. E. 1845. Catalogue of the specimens of lizards in the collection of the British Museum. Trustees of die British Museum/Edward Newman, London: xxvii + 289 pp. - get paper here
  • Greer, A.E. & Biswas, S. 2004. A Generic Diagnosis for the Southeast Asian Scincid Lizard Genus Tropidophorus Dumeéril and Bibron, 1839 with Some Additional Comments on Its Morphology and Distribution. Journal of Herpetology 38 (3): 426-430 - get paper here
  • Ota,H.; Hikida,T.; Matsui,M. & Morei,A. 1991. Karyotypes of two water skinks of the genus Tropidophorus (Reptilia: Squamata). Journal of Herpetology 25 (4): 488-490 - get paper here
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