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Sphenomorphus diwata BROWN & RABOR, 1967

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Diwata Sphenomorphus 
SynonymSphenomorphus diwata BROWN & RABOR 1967
Sphenomorphus diwata — BROWN & ALCALA 1980: 155
Sphenomorphus diwata — BROWN et al. 1995
Lygosoma diwata — CAS TYPE CATALOGUE 
DistributionPhilippines (N Mindanao)

Type locality: Diwata mountains, Surigao del Sur Prov., Mindanao.  
TypesHolotype: CAS-SUR 24178 
  • Brown R M; Ferner J W; Ruedas L A 1995. A new species of lygosomine lizard (Reptilia: Lacertilia: Scincidae; Sphenomorphus) from Mt. Isarog, Luzon Island, Philippines. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 108 (1): 18-28 - get paper here
  • Brown, R.M. et al. 2010. Species boundaries in Philippine montane forest skinks (Genus Sphenomorphus): three new species from the mountains of Luzon and clarification of the status of the poorly known S. beyeri, S. knollmanae, and S. laterimaculatus. Scient. Pap. Nat. Hist. Mus. Univ. Kansas (42): 1-27
  • Brown, WC. & A.C. ALCALA 1980. Philippine Lizards of the family Scincidae. Silliman Univ. Nat. Sci., Dumaguete City, Mon., Ser. 2: i-xi + 1-246.
  • Brown,R.M. & Ferner,J.W. & Sison,R.V. 1995. Rediscovery and redescription of Sphenomorphus beyeri Taylor (Reptilia: Lacertilia: Scincidae) from the Zambales Mountains of Luzon, Philippines. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 108 (1): 6-17 - get paper here
  • Brown,W.C. & Rabor,D.S. 1967. A new spehenomorphid lizard (Scincidae) from the Philippine islands. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 80: 69-72 - get paper here
  • Sanguila MB, Cobb KA, Siler CD, Diesmos AC, Alcala AC, Brown RM 2016. The amphibians and reptiles of Mindanao Island, southern Philippines, II: the herpetofauna of northeast Mindanao and adjacent islands. ZooKeys 624: 1–132, doi: 10.3897/zookeys.624.9814 - get paper here
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