Trachylepis striata (Peters, 1844),

Conradie, Werner, Bittencourt-Silva, Gabriela B., Engelbrecht, Hanlie M., Loader, Simon P., Menegon, Michele, Nanvonamuquitxo, C, 2016, Exploration into the hidden world of Mozambique's sky island forests: new discoveries of reptiles and amphibians, Zoosystematics and Evolution 92 (2), pp. 163-180: 172

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zse.92.9948

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:9DA068DA-B881-4091-99FE-252D31DDC7D1

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/3DB237C6-C9E4-51BA-7FC1-869183A6A767

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scientific name

Trachylepis striata (Peters, 1844)
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Squamata Scincidae

Trachylepis striata (Peters, 1844) 

Material

Mt. Namuli ( PEM R21172, male, 71.1 mm SVL; PEM R21173, male, 67.7 mm SVL).

Comments

Specimen was collected from the lower slopes of Mt. Namuli running on granite rocky outcrops. Common and widespread species in southern Africa, but only recorded from Niassa (Branch et al. 2005), Namuli and Lichinga ( Portik et al. 2013a), Mossuril and Mozambique Island ( Blake 1965) in northern Mozambique.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Reptilia

Order

Squamata

Family

Scincidae

Genus

Trachylepis