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Agama bocourti ROCHEBRUNE, 1884

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Agaminae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Bocourt's Agama 
SynonymAgama bocourti ROCHEBRUNE 1884: 91
? Agama bocourti — WERMUTH 1967: 10
Agama bocourti — BARTS & WILMS 2003 
DistributionSenegal, Gambia

Type locality: Gambie, Casamence, Mélacorée.  
TypesHolotype: iconotype, based on animal depicted in Rochebrune 1884, plate XI, figs 3, 4, apparently lost (fide P. Wagner, pers. comm. 16 Dec 2013). 
CommentStatus unclear. Listed by WERMUTH 1967 with a question mark. 
EtymologyNamed after Marie Firmin Bocourt (1819-1904), French naturalist. 
  • Barts, M. & Wilms, T. 2003. Die Agamen der Welt. Draco 4 (14): 4-23 - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Rochebrune, A. T. de 1884. Faune de la Senegambie. Reptiles. O. Dom, Paris, 1-221. - get paper here
  • Wermuth, Heinz 1967. Liste der rezenten Amphibien und Reptilien. Agamidae. Das Tierreich 86: 1-127
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