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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) 
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. 
  • 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 Venc 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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