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Varanus bogerti MERTENS, 1950

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Higher TaxaVaranidae, Platynota, Sauria (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Bogert's Monitor
G: Bogerts Waran 
SynonymVaranus prasinus bogerti MERTENS 1950
Varanus bogerti — SPRACKLAND 1991: 571
Varanus bogerti — DE LISLE 1996: 120
Varanus (Euprepiosaurus) bogerti — ZIEGLER et al. 2007
Varanus (Euprepiosaurus) bogerti — KOCH et al. 2013 
Distributiond'Entrecasteaux and Trobriand Archipelagos, Papua New Guinea

Type locality: Ferghusson (Moratai) Island, D'Entrecasteaux archipelago. Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
TypesHolotype AMNH 41639 
Comment 
References
  • De Lisle, H.F. 1996. Natural History of Monitor Lizards. Krieger, Malabar (Florida)
  • Eidenmüller, Bernd and Hans-Dieter Philippen 2008. Varanoid lizards. Terralog 6, 148 pp. [review in Draco 53: 78]
  • Koch, André; Thomas Ziegler, Wolfgang Böhme, and Mark Auliya 2013. Pressing Problems: Distribution, Threats, and Conservation Status of the Monitor Lizards (Varanidae: Varanus spp.) of Southeast Asia and the Indo-Australian Archipelago. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 8 (Monograph 3):1 − 62.
  • Mertens, R. 1950. Notes on some Indo-Australian monitors (Sauria, Varanidae) American Museum Novitates 1456: 1-7 - get paper here
  • Sprackland, R. G. 1991. Taxonomic review of the Varanus prasinus group with descriptions of two new species. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 3 (3): 561-576. - get paper here
  • Ziegler, T., Schmitz, A., Koch, A. & W. Böhme 2007. A review of the subgenus Euprepiosaurus of Varanus (Squamata: Varanidae): morphological and molecular phylogeny, distribution and zoogeography, with an identification key for the members of the V. indicus and the V. prasinus species groups. Zootaxa 1472: 1-28 - get paper here
 
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