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Tropidosaura gularis HEWITT, 1927

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Higher TaxaLacertidae, Eremiadinae, Sauria, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Cape Mountain Lizard, Yellow-striped Mountain Lizard 
SynonymTropidosaura gularis HEWITT 1927: 387
Tropidosaura gularis — FITZSIMONS 1943: 304
Tropidosaura gularis — BRANCH & HANEKOM 1987
Tropidosaura gularis — BATES et al. 2014: 179 
DistributionSouth Africa (southern Cape province, between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth)

Type locality: Table Mountain, Cape Province.  
TypesHolotype: SAM 
  • Anonymous 1958. A List of Zoological and Botanical Types preserved in collections in Southern and East Africa. Volume I - Zoology, Part 1. South African Museums' Association, Pretoria, i-vi, 1-147. - get paper here
  • Arnold E N 1986. The hemipenes of lacertid lizards (Reptilia: Lacertidae): structure, variation, and systematic implications. Journal of Natural History 20: 1221-1257 - get paper here
  • Bates, M.F.; Branch, W.R., Bauer, A.M.; Burger, M., Marais, J.; Alexander, G.J. & de Villliers, M.S. (eds.) 2014. Atlas and Red List of the Reptiles of South Africa, Lesotho, and Swaziland. Suricata 1. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria, 512 pp.
  • Branch, William R. 1993. A Photographic Guide to Snakes and Other Reptiles of Southern Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers, 144 S.
  • Branch, William R. & Hanekom, N. 1989. The herpetofauna of the Tsitsikamma Coastal and Forest National Parks. Koedoe (Pretoria), 30 (1987): 49-60. - get paper here
  • Cunningham, Michael, Catherine Lys Henderson and Krystal A. Tolley 2003. Herpetological Surveys. Cockscomb (T'Numqa) Mountain. African Herp News (36):22-25 - get paper here
  • FitzSimons, V.F. 1943. The lizards of South Africa. Transvaal Museum Memoir No.1 (Pretoria), 528 pp.
  • Hewitt, J. 1927. Further descriptions of reptiles and batrachians from South Africa. Rec. Albany Mus. (Grahamstown) 3 (5): 371-415
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