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Diploglossus microlepis (GRAY, 1831)

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Higher TaxaDiploglossidae, Diploglossa, Anguimorpha, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Small-lipped Galliwasp
G: Kleinlippen-Gallwespenschleiche 
SynonymTiliqua microlepis GRAY in GRIFFITH 1831: 71
Microlepis undulata GRAY 1839: 334 (nomen subst.)
Diploglossus microlepis GRAY 1831
Diploglossus microlepis — BOULENGER 1885: 292
Diploglossus microlepis ? — WERMUTH 1965: 10 
TypesType: BMNH XV.117.a (and possibly additional specimens). 
CommentStatus unclear. Distribution unknown according to BOULENGER 1885 and WERMUTH 1965 (Tierreich).

Abundance: only known from the type specimen (Meiri et al. 2017). 
  • Boulenger, G. A. 1887. Catalogue of the lizards in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) III. Lacertidae, Gerrhosauridae, Scincidae, Anelytropsidae, Dibamidae, Chamaeleontidae. London: 575 pp. - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the lizards in the British Museum (Natural History). Vol. 2, Second edition. London, xiii+497 pp. - get paper here
  • Gray, J. E. 1831. A synopsis of the species of Class Reptilia. In: Griffith, E & E. Pidgeon: The animal kingdom arranged in conformity with its organisation by the Baron Cuvier with additional descriptions of all the species hither named, and of many before noticed [V Whittaker, Treacher and Co., London: 481 + 110 pp. [1830]
  • Gray,J.E. 1839. Catalogue of the slender-tongued saurians, with descriptions of many new genera and species. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (1) 2: 331-337 (287-293) [1838] - get paper here
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
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