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Dopasia sokolovi (DAREVSKY & NGUYEN VAN SANG, 1983)

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Higher TaxaAnguidae (Anguinae), Diploglossa, Anguimorpha, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Sokolov’s Glass Lizard 
SynonymOphisaurus sokolovi DAREVSKY & NGUYEN-VAN-SANG 1983
Ophisaurus sokolovi — BAIN & TRUONG 2002
Ophisaurus sokolovi — BOBROV & SEMENOV 2008
Dopasia sokolovi — NGUYEN et al. 2011 
DistributionVietnam (Quang Nam, Gia Lai, Lam Dong)

Type locality: Buenloi, An Khe District, Gialai-Kontum Province (now Buon Luoi, K’ Bang District, Gia Lai Province), Vietnam, elevation: 700 m.  
TypesHolotype: IEBR (was NCSRV) 8222 (National Center for Science and Technology of Vietnam; now in IEBR, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, Hanoi); Paratypes: ZISP 19794 
CommentDarevsky (handwritten note) 
EtymologyNamed after Vladimir Evgenievich Sokolov (1928–1998), the leader of Russian theriology, famous for his organization of science and the nature conservation movement at the international level. 
  • Bain, R. & Truong, N. Q. 2002. Geographic distribution: Ophisaurus sokolovi. Herpetological Review 33 (1): 66 - get paper here
  • BARABANOV, ANDREI & KONSTANTIN MILTO 2017. An annotated type catalogue of the anguid, dibamid, scincid and varanid lizards in the Department of Herpetology, Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia (Reptilia: Sauria: Anguidae, Dibamidae, Scincidae and Varanida Zootaxa 4244 (1): 065–078 - 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
  • Bobrov V.V., Semenov D.V. 2008. Lizards of Vietnam [in Russian]. Moscow, 236 pp.
  • Darevsky I S; Nguyen Van Sang, 1983. New and little known lizard species from Vietnam [in Russian]. Zoologicheskii Zhurnal 62 (12): 1827-1837
  • Nguyen, S.V., Ho, C.T. and Nguyen, T.Q. 2009. Herpetofauna of Vietnam. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 768 pp.
  • NGUYEN, TRUONG QUANG; WOLFGANG BÖHME, TAO THIEN NGUYEN, QUYET KHAC LE, KRISTIAN ROBERT PAHL, TANJA HAUS & THOMAS ZIEGLER 2011. Review of the genus Dopasia Gray, 1853 (Squamata: Anguidae) in the Indochina subregion. Zootaxa 2894: 58–68 - get paper here
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