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Sphenomorphus alfredi (BOULENGER, 1898)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae (Sphenomorphini), Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymLygosoma alfredi BOULENGER 1898
Sphenomorphus alfredi — MITTLEMAN 1952
Sphenomorphus alfredi — MALKMUS et al. 2002 
DistributionMalaysia (Mt. Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo)

Type locality: Savu (Sg. sawun? =Sg. sawan 4°46'N, 115°31'E.), North Borneo.  
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1946.8.19.40 (, Savu, N. Borneo, collected A. Everett. 
EtymologyNamed after Alfred Hart Everett (1848-1898), British colonial administrator who worked in the East Indies. 
  • Bacon, J. P. 1967. Systematic status of three scincid lizards (genus Sphenomorphus) from Borneo. Fieldiana: Zoology 51: 63-76. - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1898. Third report on additions to the lizard collection in the Natural History Museum. Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1898: 912-923. - get paper here
  • Greer, A.; David, P. & Teynié, A. 2006. The Southeast Asian scincid lizard Siaphos tridigitus Bourret, 1939 (Reptilia, Scincidae): a second specimen. Zoosystema 28 (3) : 785-790
  • Malkmus, R.; Manthey, U.; Vogel, G. Hoffmann, P. & Kosuch, J. 2002. Amphibians and reptiles of Mount Kinabalu (North Borneo). A.R.G. Ganther Verlag, Rugell, 404 pp.
  • Malkmus,R. 1994. Herpetologische Beobachtungen aam Mt. Kinabalu, Nord-Borneo. IV. Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin 70: 217-249. - get paper here
  • Mittleman, M.B. 1952. A generic synopsis of the Lizards of the Subfamily Lygosominae. Smithson. misc. Collns, 117: 1-35. - get paper here
  • Tan, F. L. 1993. Checklist of the Lizards of Sabah, Borneo. Kota Kinabalu (Nat. Hist. Publ.), 18pp.
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