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Tropidophorus davaoensis BACON, 1980

IUCN Red List - Tropidophorus davaoensis - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymTropidophorus davaoensis BACON in BROWN & ALCALA 1980: 229
Tropidophorus davaoensis— GREER & BISWAS 2004 
DistributionPhilippines (SC Mindanao; reported from Zamboanga Peninsula, but not confirmed)

Type locality: “near sea level in a quiet stream in the environs of the smal hamlet of Malabutuan, Caburan Municipality, Davao, Mindanao Island, Philippines”.  
TypesHolotype: FMNH 52677 
  • Brown, WC. & A.C. ALCALA 1980. Philippine Lizards of the family Scincidae. Silliman Univ. Nat. Sci., Dumaguete City, Mon., Ser. 2: i-xi + 1-246.
  • 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
  • Klemmer K. & GAULKE M. 1993. Zur Kenntnis von Brachymeles und Tropidophorus (Sauria: Scincidae). Salamandra 29 (1): 55-64 - get paper here
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