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Nucras scalaris LAURENT, 1964

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Higher TaxaLacertidae, Eremiadinae, Sauria, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Scaled Sandveld Lizard 
SynonymNucras scalaris LAURENT 1964
Nucras scalaris — BISCHOFF 1991
Nucras scalaris — BAPTISTA et al. 2020 
TypesHolotype: MD (Dundo Museum, Angola) 
CommentStatus: valid fide Shelley Edwards, pers. comm. 11 Nov 2013.

See Baptista et al. 2020 for morphometric, meristic, coloration and habitat data. 
  • Baptista, Ninda L; Krystal A Tolley , Marc Bluhm , Manfred Finckh & William R Branch 2020. Rediscovery, range extension, habitat and phylogenetic relation of the endemic Scaled Sandveld Lizard Nucras scalaris Laurent, 1964 (Sauria: Lacertidae) in the central Angolan plateau. African Journal of Herpetology, DOI: 10.1080/21564574.2020.1778108 - get paper here
  • Bischoff, W. 1991. Übersicht der Arten und Unterarten der Familie Lacertidae 4. Die Gattungen Latastia, Meroles, Mesalina, Nucras, Ophisops, Pedioplanis und Philochortus. Die Eidechse 2 (4): 17-25 - get paper here
  • Ceríaco, Luis M. P.; Mariana P. Marques, Ilunga André, Esteves Afonso, David C. Blackburn & Aaron M. Bauer 2020. ILLUSTRATED TYPE CATALOGUE OF THE “LOST” HERPETOLOGICAL COLLECTIONS OF MUSEU DO DUNDO, ANGOLA. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 162 (7): 379-440 - get paper here
  • Conradie W, Keates C, Verburgt L, Baptista NL, Harvey J, Júlio T, Neef G. 2022. Contributions to the herpetofauna of the Angolan Okavango-Cuando-Zambezi River drainages. Part 2: Lizards (Sauria), chelonians, and crocodiles. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 16(2): 181–214 (e322) - get paper here
  • Laurent, R.F. 1964. Reptiles et batraciens de l'Angola (troisième contribution). Companhia de Di amantes de Angola (Diamang), Serviços Culturais, Museu do Dundo (Angola), No. 67, 165 pp.
  • Marques, Mariana P.; Luis M. P. Ceríaco , David C. Blackburn , and Aaron M. Bauer 2018. Diversity and Distribution of the Amphibians and Terrestrial Reptiles of Angola -- Atlas of Historical and Bibliographic Records (1840–2017). Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. (Ser. 4) 65: 1-501 (Supplement II)
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