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Eutropis quadratilobus (BAUER & GÜNTHER, 1992)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Mabuyinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymMabuya quadratilobus BAUER & GÜNTHER 1992
Mabuya quadratolobus
Eutropis quadratilobus — MAUSFELD et al. 2002 

Type locality: lowesterrace on the right bank of river valley west of Samchi, Bhutan (26° 54’ N, 89° 14’ E), elevation 450 m  
TypesHolotype: NMBA 22681; paratypes: NMBA, ZMB 
DiagnosisDiagnosis. Mabuya quadratilobus is distinguished from all other Asian members of the genus by the following combination of characters: lower eyelid with transparent disk; three large, squared lobules at anterior margin of ear; seven supralabials with fifth approximately 2.5 x length of first; dorsal scales tricarinate. 
CommentAbundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
EtymologyThe name derives from the Latin lobus (lobe) and quadratus (square) and is in reference to the striking ear lobules characteristic of this species. 
  • Bauer A M; Gunther R 1992. A preliminary report on the reptile fauna of the Kingdom of Bhutan with the description of a new species of scincid lizard (Reptilia: Scincidae). Asiatic Herpetological Research 4: 23-36 - 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
  • Wangyal, Jigme Tshelthrim 2019. The status of herpetofauna of Bhutan. District Forest Office, District Administration, Trashigang, Bhutan, 20-39 - get paper here
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