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Zonosaurus bemaraha RASELIMANANA, RAXWORTHY & NUSSBAUM, 2000

IUCN Red List - Zonosaurus bemaraha - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaGerrhosauridae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymZonosaurus bemaraha RASELIMANANA, RAXWORTHY & NUSSBAUM 2000
Zonosaurus bemaraha —RECKNAGEL et al. 2013 
DistributionS Madagascar

Type locality: at Antranopasasy, Bemaraha National Park, 18° 41.5’ S, 44° 43.0’ E, 100 m elevation, Antsalova Fivondronana, Toliara Province, Madagascar. Map legend:
Type locality - Type locality.
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: UMMZ 217174 
CommentReproduction: oviparous

Total length up to 22 cm. 
References
  • BORA, PARFAIT; J. CHRISTIAN RANDRIANANTOANDRO, ROMA RANDRIANAVELONA, ELISOA F. HANTALALAINA, RAPHALI R. ANDRIANTSIMANARILAFY, DANIEL RAKOTONDRAVONY, OLGA R. RAMILIJAONA, MIGUEL VENCES, RICHARD K. B. JENKINS, FRANK GLAW, AND JÖRN KÖHLER 2009. AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES OF THE TSINGY DE BEMARAHA PLATEAU, WESTERN MADAGASCAR: CHECKLIST, BIOGEOGRAPHY AND CONSERVATION. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 5(1):111-125.
  • Raselimanana, A. P., C. J. Raxworthy, and R. A. Nussbaum 2000. A revision of the dwarf Zonosaurus Boulenger (Reptilia: Squamata: Cordylidae) from Madagascar, including descriptions of three new species. Scientific Papers Natural History Museum University of Kansas 18:1-16
  • Raselimanana, Achille P.; Brice Noonan, K. Praveen Karanth, Jacques Gauthier, Anne D. Yoder 2009. Phylogeny and evolution of Malagasy plated lizards. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 50 (2): 336-344 - get paper here
  • Recknagel, Hans; Kathryn R. Elmer, Brice P. Noonan, Achille P. Raselimanana, Axel Meyer, Miguel Vences 2013. Multi-gene phylogeny of Madagascar’s plated lizards, Zonosaurus and Tracheloptychus (Squamata: Gerrhosauridae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution - get paper here
 
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