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Trachylepis albotaeniata (BOETTGER, 1913)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Mabuyinae (Mabuyini), Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Pemba Island Skink 
SynonymMabuia albotaeniata BOETTGER 1913: 350
Mabuya albotaeniata — PACKENHAM 1947
Mabuya maculilabris albotaeniata — LOVERIDGE 1957
Mabuya albotaeniata — BROADLEY 1974
Mabuya maculilabris albotaeniata — BROADLEY & HOWELL 1991: 15
Mabuya albotaeniata — BROADLEY 2000
Trachylepis albotaeniata — HAWLITSCHEK et al. 2012
Trachylepis albotaeniata — SPAWLS et al. 2018: 133 
DistributionTanzania (Pemba Island and adjacent Mesale Islands)

Type locality: Pemba Island, Tanzania.  
TypesLectotype: SMF 14098. Designated by Mertens (1967). 
  • Boettger, O. 1913. Reptilien und Amphibien von Madagascar, den Inseln und dem Festland Ostafrikas. Pp. 269-375. In: Voeltzkow, A. Reise in Ostafrika in den Jahren 1903-1905. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse. Vol. 3. Systematische Arbeiten. Schweizerbart’ sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, Nägele und Sproesser, Stuttgart
  • Broadley, D. G. 1974. A review of the Mabuya maculilabris group in South-Eastern Africa (Sauria: Scincidae). Arnoldia (Rhodesia) 6 (23): 1-10
  • Broadley, D. G. & HOWELL, K. M. 1991. A check list of the reptiles of Tanzania, with synoptic keys. Syntarsus 1: 1—70
  • Broadley, D.G. 2000. A review of the genus Mabuya in southeastern Africa (Sauria: Scincidae). African Journal of Herpetology, 49 (2): 87-110 - get paper here
  • Hawlitschek, O.; F. Glaw & D. Rödder 2012. Pemba – Herpetologische Fundgrube im Indischen Ozean. Reptilia (Münster) 17 (97): 97-109 - get paper here
  • Loveridge, A. 1957. Check list of the reptiles and amphibians of east Africa (Uganda, Kenya, Tanganyika, Zanzibar). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 117 (2): 153-362 - get paper here
  • PACKENHAM, R. H. W. 1947. Modifications to the Reptilian and Amphibian list of the Zanzibar Protectorate. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (11) 14: 134-140 - get paper here
  • Spawls, Steve; Kim Howell, Harald Hinkel, Michele Menegon 2018. Field Guide to East African Reptiles. Bloomsbury, 624 pp. - get paper here
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