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Latastia siebenrocki (TORNIER, 1905)

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Higher TaxaLacertidae, Eremiadinae, Sauria, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Siebenrock's Longtail Lizard 
SynonymEremias siebenrocki TORNIER 1905
Latastia siebenrocki — BAUER & GÜNTHER 1995 
DistributionGuinea (Conakry)

Type locality: Porto Novo an der Sklavenküste [Benin]  
TypesHolotype: ZMB 17954 
CommentNot listed for Benin by ULLENBRUCH et al. 2010.

Abundance: only known from the type specimen (Meiri et al. 2017). 
EtymologyNamed after Friedrich Siebenrock (1853-1925), Austrian zoologist. 
  • Bauer, Aaron M.;Günther, Rainer 1995. An annotated type catalogue of the lacertids (Reptilia: Lacertidae) in the Zoological Museum, Berlin. Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin 71 (1): 37-62 - 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
  • 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
  • Tornier, G. 1905. Schildkröten und Eidechsen aus Nord-Ost Afrika und Arabien. Aus Carlo v. Erlanger’s und Oscar Neumann’s Forschungsreise. Zool. Jahrb. Syst. 22: 365-388 - get paper here
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