Lipinia macrotympanum (Stoliczka, 1873)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Mocoa macrotympanum Stoliczka, 1873


Conservation Status




Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Stoliczka, F. (1873). Note on some Andamanese and Nicobarese reptiles, with the description of three new species of lizards. J. Asiatic Soc. Bengal 92(3): 162-169.


Other references:

Biswas, S. and Sanyal, D. P. (1977). Notes on the Reptilia collection from the Great Nicobar Island during the Great Nicobar Expedition in 1966. Rec. Zool. Surv. India 72: 107-124.

Das, I. (1997). Rediscovery of Lipinia macrotympanum (Stoliczka, 1873) from the Nicobar Islands, India. Asiatic Herpetol. Res. 7: 23-26.

Gokulakrishnan, G., Sivaperuman, C. and Chandramouli, S. R. (2020). Further records of a poorly-known insular endemic skink Lipinia macrotympanum (Stoliczka, 1873) (Squamata: Scincidae). Bonn zoological Bulletin 69(1): 117-122.


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