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Flexiseps valhallae (Boulenger, 1909)

Valhalla skink

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

 

 

Distribution

Iles Glorieuses (=Glorioso Island), Comoros Islands

 

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Boulenger, G. A. (1909). A list of the freshwater fishes, batrachians and reptiles obtained by Mr. J. Stanley Gardiner's expedition to the Indian Ocean. Trans. Linn. Soc. 12: 291-300.

 

Other references:

Brygoo, E. R. (1983). Systématique des lézards scincides de la région malgache. X. Rapports de Gongylus johannae Günther 1880, des Comores, et de Sepsina valhallae BOULENGER 1909, des Glorieuses, avec les espèces malgaches. Bull. Mus. natl. Hist. nat. Paris, (4) 5(2): 651-660.

 

Erens, Jesse; Aurélien Miralles, Frank Glaw, Lars Chatrou, Miguel Vences 2016. Extended molecular phylogenetics and revised systematics of Malagasy scincine lizards. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 107: 466-472. [Abstract]

Henkel, F. W. and Schmidt, W. (2000). Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar and the Mascarene, Seychelles, and Comoros Islands. Krieger.

Sanchez, M. et al. (2019). Reptiles of the Iles Eparses, Indian Ocean: Inventory, Distribution, and Conservation Status. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 14(2): 481-502.

https://reptile-database.reptarium.cz/species?genus=Flexiseps&species=valhallae

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/24938/flexiseps-valhallae-valhalla-skink

 

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