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Sphenomorphus buenloicus DAREVSKY & NGUYEN VAN SANG, 1983

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymSphenomorphus buenloicus DAREVSKY & NGUYEN VAN SANG 1983
Sphenomorphus buenloicus — BOBROV 1995
Sphenomorphus buenloicus — NGUYEN et al. 2011
Sphenomorphus cf. buenloicus — JESTRZEMSKI et al. 2013
Sphenomorphus cf. buenloicus — NGUYEN Et al. 2017 
DistributionVietnam (Gia Lai)

Type locality: Buenloi (= Buon Luoi), An Khe District, Gia Lai-Kontum Province (K Bang District, Gia Lai Province), Vietnam  
TypesHolotype: ZISP 19795, paratypes: ZISP 19796.1–19796.7, ZFMK 44200, ZMMU. 
CommentDAREVSKY et al. (1983) provide a key to Vietnamese Sphenomorphus. 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. 
  • BARABANOV, ANDREI & KONSTANTIN MILTO 2017. An annotated type catalogue of the anguid, dibamid, scincid and varanid lizards in the Department of Herpetology, Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia (Reptilia: Sauria: Anguidae, Dibamidae, Scincidae and Varanida Zootaxa 4244 (1): 065–078 - get paper here
  • Bobrov V.V., Semenov D.V. 2008. Lizards of Vietnam [in Russian]. Moscow, 236 pp.
  • Bobrov, V. V. 1995. Checklist and bibliography of lizards of Vietnam. Smithsonian Herp. Inf. Serv. (105): - get paper here
  • Böhme, Wolfgang 2014. Herpetology in Bonn. Mertensiella 21. vi + 256 pp. - get paper here
  • Darevsky I S; Nguyen Van Sang, 1983. New and little known lizard species from Vietnam [in Russian]. Zoologicheskii Zhurnal 62 (12): 1827-1837
  • Jestrzemski, Daniel; Stefan Schütz, Truong Quang Nguyen, Thomas Ziegler 2013. A survey of amphibians and reptiles in Chu Mom Ray National Park, Vietnam, with implications for herpetofaunal conservation. Asian Journal of Conservation Biology, 2 (2): 88–110 - get paper here
  • Nguyen, S.V., Ho, C.T. and Nguyen, T.Q. 2009. Herpetofauna of Vietnam. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 768 pp.
  • NGUYEN, SANG NGOC; LUAN THANH NGUYEN, VU DANG HOANG NGUYEN, NIKOLAI L. ORLOV, ROBERT W. MURPHY 2018. A new skink of the genus Sphenomorphus Fitzinger, 1843 (Squamata: Scincidae) from Hon Ba Nature Reserve, southern Vietnam. Zootaxa 4438 (2): 313–326 - get paper here
  • Nguyen, Truong Quang; Andreas Schmitz, Tao Thien Nguyen, Nikolai L. Orlov, Wolfgang Böhme, and Thomas Ziegler 2011. Review of the Genus Sphenomorphus Fitzinger, 1843 (Squamata: Sauria: Scincidae) in Vietnam, with Description of a New Species from Northern Vietnam and Southern China and the First Record of Sphenomorphus mimicus Taylor, 1962 from Vietnam. Journal of Herpetology 45 (2): 145-154. - get paper here
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