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Sitana fusca SCHLEICH & KÄSTLE, 1998

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Dark Sitana 
SynonymSitana fusca SCHLEICH & KÄSTLE 1998
Sitana fusca — KÄSTLE et al. 2013: 431 
DistributionE Nepal

Type locality: "East Nepal, Ghauri Dhara Road Camp 0.8 km north of the road Janatir-Bardibas. Geographic coordinates: 26º59'25.0" N, 85º53'45.6" E.  
TypesHolotype: ZSM 853/2012 (originally SHHS 1996/83, Fuhlrott-Museum Wuppertal): Paratypes: VW/D-96/21 and VW/D-96/22 (four paratypes), not in ZSM, whereabout unknown 
CommentAbundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
  • Bhattarai S, Pokheral CP, Lamichhane BR, Regmi UR, Ram AK, Subedi N. 2018. Amphibians and reptiles of Parsa National Park, Nepal. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 12(1): 35–48 (e155)
  • Kästle , W., Rai, K. & Schleich, H.H. 2013. FIELD GUIDE to Amphibians and Reptiles of Nepal. ARCO-Nepal e.V., 625 pp. - get paper here
  • Manthey U 2010. Agamid Lizards of Southern Asia. Draconinae 2 -Leiolepidinae. Edition Chimaira, Terralog 7b, Frankfurt, 168 pp.
  • 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
  • Schleich, H. H. & W. KÄSTLE. 1998. Sitana fusca spec. nov., a further species from the Sitana sivalensis- complex. In: Contributions to the herpetology of south-Asia (Nepal, India). pp: 207-226. H. H. Schleich & W. Kästle (Eds). Fuhlrott-Museum, Wuppertal. - get paper here
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