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Takydromus sikkimensis (Günther, 1888)

Sikkim grass lizard

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Tachydromus sikkimensis Günther, 1888

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1872 or before?

Rediscovered in 2009 or before

 

Distribution

Sikkim, India

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Günther, A. (1888). On a collection of reptiles from China. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (6) 1: 165-172.

 

Other references:

Bhupathy, Subramanian, Chettri, Basundhara and Bauer, Aaron M. (2009). Rediscovery and Revalidation of [i]Takydromus sikkimensis[/i] (Günther, 1888) (Squamata: Lacertidae) from Sikkim, India. Journal of Herpetology 43(2): 267-274. [Abstract]

Schlüter, U. (2003). Die Langschwanzeidechsen der Gattung Takydromus. Kirschner & Seufer Verlag, 110 pp. [review in Draco 21: 91, Elaphe 13 (2): 22]

https://reptile-database.reptarium.cz/species?genus=Takydromus&species=sikkimensis

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/21978/takydromus-sikkimensis

 

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