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Eutropis trivittata (HARDWICKE & GRAY, 1827)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Mabuyinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Three-banded Mabuya 
SynonymTiliqua trivittata HARDWICKE & GRAY 1827: 227
Euprepes trivittatus — BLANFORD 1870
Eumeces trivittatus — ANDERSON 1871: 158
Euprepes (Tiliqua) trivittatus — STOLICZKA 1872
Mabuia vertebralis BOULENGER 1887: 180 (fide SMITH 1935)
Mabuia trivittata — ROSE 1926: 492
Mabuya trivittata — SMITH 1935: 275
Mabuya trivittata — DAS 1996: 47
Eutropis trivittata — MAUSFELD & SCHMITZ 2003
Eutropis trivittata — AMARASINGHE et al. 2016 
DistributionIndia (Bombay district, Madras, Hyderabad, C.P., Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Orissa, Jharkhand, West Bengal, N Karnataka)  
TypesHolotype: lost (formerly BMNH). Specimen c under Tiliqua rufescens in Gray (1845: 109), Dum Dum, India, presented by Gen T. Hardwicke, but not listed by Boulenger (1887). 
  • Amarasinghe, A.A. THASUN.; PATRICK D. CAMPBELL, S.R. CHANDRAMOULI, KAUSHIK DEUTI, SUJOY RAHA, D.M.S. SURANJAN KARUNARATHNA, IVAN INEICH 2016. Taxonomy of two endemic Indian skinks, Eutropis bibronii (Gray, 1838) and E. nagarjunensis (Sharma, 1969) (Reptilia: Scincidae), including redescriptions of their types. Zootaxa 4154 (2): 155–168 - get paper here
  • Anderson, J. 1871. On some Indian reptiles. Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1871: 149-211 - get paper here
  • Ashaharraza, K. and Kaur, M. 2018. New Localities for Indian Three-banded Skinks, Eutropis trivittata (Hardwicke & Gray 1827) (Squamata: Mabuyidae), in Central India. IRCF Reptiles & Amphibians 25 (1): 26–28 - get paper here
  • 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, George A. 1890. The Fauna of British India, Including Ceylon and Burma. Reptilia and Batrachia. Taylor & Francis, London, xviii, 541 pp. - get paper here
  • CHIKANE, S 2011. Notizen zum Lebensraum, zur Lebensweise und Verbreitung des Dreistreifen-Grasskinks Eutropis trivittata (HARDWICKE & GRAY, 1827) (Sauria: Scincidae) in Kaas, nördliche Western Ghats, Indien. Sauria 33 (4): 75-78 - get paper here
  • Das I. 1991. A new species of Mabuya from Tamil Nadu State, Southern India (Squamata: Scincidae). Journal of Herpetology 25 (3): 342-344. - get paper here
  • Gray. J. E. 1834. Illustrations of Indian Zoology, chiefly selected from the collection of Major - General Hardwicke. Vol. 2. London (1833-1834): 263 pp., 95 plates - get paper here
  • Hardwicke, Thomas & Gray, J.E. 1827. A synopsis of the species of saurian reptiles, collected in India by Major-General Hardwicke. Zoological Journal, London 3: 213-229 - get paper here
  • MAUSFELD, Patrick & Andreas SCHMITZ 2003. Molecular phylogeography, intraspecific variation and speciation of the Asian scincid lizard genus Eutropis Fitzinger, 1843 (Squamata: Reptilia: Scincidae): taxonomic and biogeographic implications. Org. Divers. Evol. 3: 161–171 - get paper here
  • Rose, Walter 1926. Some Notes on the Lizards of the Cape Peninsula. Annals of the South African Museum 20 (6): 491-494.
  • Seetharamaraju, M.; C. Srinivasulu; B. Srinivasulu; R. Sreekar. 2011. Squamata, Scincidae, Eutropis trivittata (Hardwicke and Gray, 1827): Distribution extension. Check List 7 (3): 363-364 - get paper here
  • Smith, M.A. 1935. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Reptiles and Amphibia, Vol. II. Sauria. Taylor and Francis, London, 440 pp.
  • Venugopal, P.D. 2010. An updated and annotated list of Indian lizards (Reptilia: Sauria) based on a review of distribution records and checklists of Indian reptiles. Journal of Threatened Taxa 2 (3): 725-738. - get paper here
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