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Lygosoma goaensis (SHARMA, 1976)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Lygosominae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Goan supple skink 
SynonymRiopa goaensis SHARMA 1976: 157
Lygosoma goaensis — DAS 1996: 46
Riopa goaensis — FREITAS et al. 2019 
DistributionIndia (Goa)

Type locality: Goa, ca. 5 km NE of Foret Rest House, Molem.  
TypesHolotype: ZSI 22032 
  • FREITAS, ELYSE S.; ANIRUDDHA DATTA-ROY, PRAVEEN KARANTH, L. LEE GRISMER and CAMERON D. SILER 2019. Multilocus phylogeny and a new classification for African, Asian and Indian supple and writhing skinks (Scincidae: Lygosominae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 186 (4): 1067–1096 - get paper here
  • Sharma, R. C. 1976. Records of the reptiles of Goa. Records Zool. Survey India 71 (1975): 149-167. - get paper here
  • 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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