Sphenomorphus maculatus (Blyth, 1853)

Mulcahy, Daniel G., Lee, Justin L., Miller, Aryeh H., Chand, Mia, Thura, Myint Kyaw & Zug, George R., 2018, Filling the BINs of life: Report of an amphibian and reptile survey of the Tanintharyi (Tenasserim) Region of Myanmar, with DNA barcode data, ZooKeys 757, pp. 85-152: 85

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.757.24453

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:559E4F4F-7C35-4380-89D5-BA42A5D38004

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/D809418A-A174-6605-0814-A854E734E329

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scientific name

Sphenomorphus maculatus (Blyth, 1853)
status

 

Sphenomorphus maculatus (Blyth, 1853) 

Description.

Two adult males 49.9-54.7 mm SVL, 97-98 regenerated mm SVL; 11.5-12.2 mm HeadL; 45-48% TrunkL/SVL, 54-55% HindlL/SVL, 22-23% HeadL/SVL, 62-63% HeadW/HeadL, 44-46% HeadH/HeadL, 39-40% SnEye/HeadL, 33-34% EyeEar/HeadL.

Natural history notes.

Seen and captured among forest leaf litter.

General Distribution.

Widespread, Nepal to western China southward through Myanmar and Southeast Asia into Peninsular Malaysia.

Molecular Data.

Our COI sequences are 7.1-7.5% divergent from specimens in BOLD from Vietnam (not publicly available). Our 16S sequences are 100% identical to a specimen in GenBank (AB028821) from Kaeng Krachan, Thailand ( Honda et al. 2000b) and were placed with this individual and other S. maculatus  in GenBank.

Specimens examined.

USNM 587038-039.

Red List status.

NE.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Reptilia

Order

Squamata

Family

Scincidae

Genus

Sphenomorphus