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Panaspis duruarum (MONARD, 1949)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae (Eugongylini), Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymAblepharus duruarum MONARD 1949: 741
Afroablepharus duruarus — GREER 1974
Panaspis duruarum — FUHN 1970
Panaspis (Afroablepharus) duruarum — PERRET 1975: 8
Panaspis duruarum — LEBRETON 1999
Afroablepharus duruarum — SCHMITZ et al. 2005
Panaspis duruarum — MEDINA et al. 2016 

Type locality: Ngaouyanga, Cameroon.  
TypesSyntypes: LCFM (also as MHN, La Chaux de Fonds, Switzerland) 1100, 1135, 1212. 
DiagnosisDescription: Monard 1949: 742 
CommentAbundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
  • Chirio, L. & Lebreton, M. 2007. Atlas des reptiles du Cameroun. MNHN, IRD, Paris 688 pp.
  • Fuhn, I. E. 1970. Contribution à la systématique des lygosomines Africains (Reptilia, Scincidae). I. Les espèces attribuées au genre Ablepharus. Rev. Roumaine Biol., ser. Zool. 15: 379-393
  • 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
  • Jacobson, N. H. G. & D. G. BROADLEY 2000. A new species of Panaspis COPE (Reptilia: Scincidae) from southern Africa. African Journal of Herpetology 49 (1): 61-71 - get paper here
  • LeBreton, Matthew 1999. A working checklist of the herpetofauna of Cameroon. Netherlands Committee for IUCN, 160 pp.
  • Medina, Maria F.; Aaron M. Bauer, William R. Branch, Andreas Schmitz, Werner Conradie, Zoltan T. Nagy, Toby J. Hibbitts, Raffael Ernst, Daniel M. Portik, Stuart V. Nielsen, Timothy J. Colston, Chifundera Kusamba, Mathias Behangana, Mark-Oliver Rödel, 2016. Molecular phylogeny of Panaspis and Afroablepharus skinks (Squamata: Scincidae) in the savannas of sub-Saharan Africa. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 100: 409–423, doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2016.04.026 - 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
  • Monard, ALBERT 1949. Vertébrés nouveaux du Cameroun. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 56 (38): 731-745 - get paper here
  • Perret,J. L. 1975. La différentiation dans le genre Panaspis COPE (Reptilia, Scincidae). Bull. Soc. neuchâtel. Sci. Nat., 98: 5-16
  • 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
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