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Lacertaspis gemmiventris (SJÖSTEDT, 1897)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae (Eugongylini), Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Sjostedt's Five-toed Skink 
SynonymLygosoma gemmiventris SJÖSTEDT 1897
Riopa gemmiventris — MERTENS 1965: 221
Panaspis gemmiventris — FUHN 1972
Panaspis gemmiventris — GREER 1974: 29
Panaspis (Leptosiaphos) gemmiventris — PERRET 1975: 10
Panaspis gemmiventris — LEBRETON 1999
Panaspis gemmiventris — LEGRAND 2002
Lacertaspis gemmiventris — SCHMITZ et al. 2005 
DistributionCameroon, Equatorial Guinea (Bioko = Fernando Po)

Type locality: “Mt. Cameroun, Mapanja, 1000 m envir.” [elevation]  
Reproductionoviparous (phylogenetic imputation, fide Zimin et al. 2022) 
TypesHolotype: NRM Stockholm 2289 
CommentDistribution: For a map with localities in Equatorial Guinea see SÁNCHEZ-VIALAS et al. 2022. 
  • Chirio, L. & Lebreton, M. 2007. Atlas des reptiles du Cameroun. MNHN, IRD, Paris 688 pp.
  • Fuhn, I. E. 1972. Révision du Phylum forestier du genre Panaspis Cope (Reptilia, Scincidae, Lygosominae). Rev. roum. Biol., sér Zool., 17 (4): 257-271
  • Greer, A.E. 1974. The generic relationships of the scincid lizard genus Leiolopisma and its relatives. Australian Journal of Zoology 31: 1-67. - get paper here
  • LeBreton, Matthew 1999. A working checklist of the herpetofauna of Cameroon. Netherlands Committee for IUCN, 160 pp.
  • Legrand, Gonwouo Nono 2002. REPTILES OF MOUNT CAMEROON WITH SPECIFIC REFERENCE TO SPECIES IN INTERCONTINENTAL TRADE. Thesis, University of Yaounde, Cameroon, 73 pp.
  • Mertens,R. 1965. Die Reptilien von Fernando Po. Bonner Zoologische Beiträge 15: 211-238 [1964] - get paper here
  • Perret,J. L. 1975. La différentiation dans le genre Panaspis COPE (Reptilia, Scincidae). Bull. Soc. neuchâtel. Sci. Nat., 98: 5-16
  • SÁNCHEZ-VIALAS, A., CALVO-REVUELTA, M. & DE LA RIVA, I. 2022. Synopsis of the terrestrial Reptiles of Equatorial Guinea. Zootaxa 5202 (1): 1-197 - get paper here
  • SCHMITZ, ANDREAS; IVAN INEICH & LAURENT CHIRIO 2005. Molecular review of the genus Panaspis sensu lato (Reptilia: Scincidae) in Cameroon, with special reference to the status of the proposed subgenera. Zootaxa 863: 1–28 - get paper here
  • Sjöstedt, Y. 1897. Zwei neue Eidechsen aus West-Afrika. Zool. Anz. 20: 56 - get paper here
  • Zimin, A., Zimin, S. V., Shine, R., Avila, L., Bauer, A., Böhm, M., Brown, R., Barki, G., de Oliveira Caetano, G. H., Castro Herrera, F., Chapple, D. G., Chirio, L., Colli, G. R., Doan, T. M., Glaw, F., Grismer, L. L., Itescu, Y., Kraus, F., LeBreton 2022. A global analysis of viviparity in squamates highlights its prevalence in cold climates. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 00, 1–16 - get paper here
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