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Cophoscincopus greeri BÖHME, SCHMITZ & ZIEGLER, 2000

IUCN Red List - Cophoscincopus greeri - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae (Eugongylini), Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymCophoscincopus greeri BÖHME, SCHMITZ & ZIEGLER 2000
Cophoscincopus cf. greeri — JOGER & LAMBERT 2002
Cophoscincopus greeri — TRAPE, CHIRIO & TRAPE 2012: 356 
DistributionSierra Leone, Liberia, extreme SE Guinea (Conakry), eastwards through Ivory coast and Ghana to Togo.

Type locality: Mt. Nimba, 1800 m elevation, SE Guinea  
TypesHolotype: ZFMK 57599 
CommentDistribution: not recorded from Senegal fide Trape et al. 2012: 356. 
EtymologyNamed after Allen Greer. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Böhme, W, Schmitz, A. & T. Ziegler 2000. A review of the West African skink genus Cophoscincopus MERTENS (Reptilia: Scincidae: Lygosominae): Resurrection of C. simulans (VAILLANT, 1884) and description of a new species. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 107 (4): 777-791 - get paper here
  • Böhme, Wolfgang 2014. Herpetology in Bonn. Mertensiella 21. vi + 256 pp. - get paper here
  • Böhme, Wolfgang, Mark-Oliver Rödel, Christian Brede & Philipp Wagner 2011. The reptiles (Testudines, Squamata, Crocodylia) of the forested southeast of the Republic Guinea (Guinée forestière), with a country-wide checklist. Bonn zoological Bulletin 60 (1): 35-61 - get paper here
  • Joger, U. & Lambert, M.R.K. 2002. Inventory of amphibians and reptiles in SE Senegal, including the Niokola-Koba National Park, with observations of factors influencing diversity. Tropical Zoology 15 (2): 165-185 - get paper here
  • Trape, J.F.; Trape, S. & Chirio, L. 2012. Lézards, crocodiles et tortues d'Afrique occidentale et du Sahara. IRD Orstom, 503 pp. - get paper here
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