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Namazonurus campbelli (FITZSIMONS, 1938)

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Higher TaxaCordylidae (Cordylinae), Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Campbell’s Girdled Lizard 
SynonymZonurus campbelli FITZSIMONS 1938: 189
Cordylus campbelli — FITZSIMONS 1943
Cordylus campbelli — ADOLPHS 2006
Namazonurus campbelli — STANLEY et al. 2011
Namazonurus campbelli — REISSIG 2014 
DistributionW Republic of South Africa, Namibia (Bethanie District).

Type locality: Farm Barby, 25 km west of Helmeringhausen , Great Namaqualand [Namibia].  
TypesHolotype: DNMNH (= TM) 17635, adult male 
EtymologyNamed after Mr Campbell, the owner of the Farm" Barby". 
  • Adolphs, K. 2006. Bibliotheca Cordyliformium. Squamata Verlag, Sankt Augustin, 303 pp.
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Fitzsimons,V.F.M. 1938. Transvaal Museum Expedition to South-West Africa and Little Namaqualand, May to August 1937 - Reptiles and Amphibians. Annals Transvaal Mus. 19 (2): 153-209 - get paper here
  • Herrmann, H.-W.; W.R. Branch 2013. Fifty years of herpetological research in the Namib Desert and Namibia with an updated and annotated species checklist. Journal of Arid Environments 93: 94–115 - get paper here
  • Reissig, J. 2014. Girdled Lizards and Their Relatives. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, ISBN-10: 3899734378
  • Stanley, Edward L.; Aaron M. Bauer; Todd R. Jackman, William R. Branch, P. Le Fras N. Mouton 2011. Between a rock and a hard polytomy: rapid radiation in the rupicolous girdled lizard (Squamata: Cordylidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 58(1): 53-70. - get paper here
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