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Dopasia buettikoferi (LIDTH DE JEUDE, 1905)

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Higher TaxaAnguidae (Anguinae), Diploglossa, Anguimorpha, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Buettikofer's Glass Lizard 
SynonymOphisaurus Büttikoferi LIDTH DE JEUDE 1905: 192
Ophisaurus büttikoferi — DE ROOIJ 1915: 139
Ophisaurus bultikoferi — ZOOLOGICAL RECORD
Ophisaurus buettikoferi — MANTHEY 1983
Ophisaurus buettikoferi — MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 202
Ophisaurus buttikoferi — MALKMUS et al. 2002: 250
Dopasia buettikoferi — NGUYEN 2013 (pers. comm.) 
DistributionMalaysia (Sabah, Sarawak), Indonesia (Borneo)

Type locality: Mount Liang Koeboeng, Central-Borneo (= Bukit Liang, Kubung, at the Sungai Kapuas, West Kalimantan)  
TypesHolotype: RMNH 4450; 
EtymologyNamed after Lidth de Jeude’s friend, Dr. J. Büttikofer, the zoologist on the Borneo expedition. 
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  • Das, I. & Yaakob, N. 2007. Status of knowledge of the Malaysian herpetofauna. In Status of biological diversity in Malaysia & threat assessment of plant species in Malaysia. in: L. S. L. Chua, L. G. Kirton & L. G. Saw (eds.), Status of biological diversity in Malaysia & threat assessment of plant species in Malaysia. Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Kepong, pp. 31-81
  • de Rooij, N. de 1915. The Reptiles of the Indo-Australian Archipelago. I. Lacertilia, Chelonia, Emydosauria. Leiden (E. J. Brill), xiv + 384 pp. - get paper here
  • Fukuyama R, Fukuyama I, Kurita T, Kojima Y, Hossman MY, Noda A, Nishikawa K 2021. New herpetofaunal records from Gunung Mulu National Park and its surrounding areas in Borneo. Herpetozoa 34: 89-96 - get paper here
  • Jablonski D, Lawson M, Boyce AJ, Molls C, Das I 2020. An assessment of vouchered records and field observations of the rare anguid, Dopasia buettikoferi (Lidth de Jeude, 1905) in Borneo. Herpetozoa 33: 59-65 - get paper here
  • Lidth DE JEUDE, T.W. VAN 1905. Zoological results of the Dutch Scientific Expedition to Central-Borneo. The reptiles. Notes from the Leyden Museum 25 (4): 187-202. - get paper here
  • Malkmus, R.; Manthey, U.; Vogel, G. Hoffmann, P. & Kosuch, J. 2002. Amphibians and reptiles of Mount Kinabalu (North Borneo). A.R.G. Ganther Verlag, Rugell, 404 pp.
  • Manthey, U. & Grossmann, W. 1997. Amphibien & Reptilien Südostasiens. Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 512 pp. - get paper here
  • Manthey,U. 1983. Exkursion am Mt. Kinabalu (4101 m), Nordborneo, Teil 3: Checkliste der Herpetofauna oberhalb 600 m ü. NN. Herpetofauna 5 (23): 20-31 - get paper here
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