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Lygosoma vosmaerii Gray, 1839

Vosm(a)er's writhing skink

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Hagria vosmaerii Gray, 1839

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered in 11 January 2009

 

Distribution

Andhra Pradesh, India

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Gray, J. E. (1839). Catalogue of the slender-tongued saurians, with descriptions of many new genera and species. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 2: 331-337.

 

Other references:

Seetharamaraju, M. et al. (2009). Rediscovery of Vosmer’s Writhing Skink Lygosoma vosmaerii (Gray, 1839) (Reptilia: Scincidae) with a note on its taxonomy. Journal of Threatened Taxa 1(12): 625-626.

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/16207/lygosoma-vosmaerii

 

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