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Trachylepis elegans

Trachylepis elegans

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Scincomorpha
Superfamilia: Scincoidea

Familia: Scincidae
Genus: Trachylepis
Species: Trachylepis elegans
Name

Trachylepis elegans (Peters, 1854)
⧼Basonym⧽

Euprepes elegans Peters, 1854

Synonyms

Euprepes sakalava Grandidier, 1872

Combinations

Mabuia elegans: Andersson, 1910
Mabuya elegans: Angel, 1942
Euprepis elegans: Mausfeld et al., 2002
Trachylepis elegans: Bauer, 2003

References

Peters, W.C.H. 1854. Diagnosen neuer Batrachier, welche zusammen mit der früher (24. Juli und 17. August) gegebenen Übersicht der Schlangen und Eidechsen mitgetheilt werden. Ber. Bekanntmach. Geeignet. Verhandl. Königl.-Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 1854: 614–628.
Grandidier, A. 1872. Descriptions de quelques Reptiles nouveaux découverts á Madagascar en 1870. Ann. Sci. nat., Zool. 15 (5): 6–11.
Andersson, L.G. 1910. Reptiles and batrachians from the north-west of Madagascar collected by V. Kaudern, 1906-1907. Arkiv för Zoologi 7 (7): 1–15.
Angel, F. 1942. Les Lézards de Madagascar. Mem. Acad. Malagache, Tananarive XXXVI: 193 pp.
Mausfeld, P., Schmitz, A., Böhme, W., Misof, B., Vrcibradic, D. & Duarte, C.F. 2002. Phylogenetic affinities of Mabuya atlantica Schmidt, 1945, endemic to the Atlantic Ocean archipelago of Fernando de Noronha (Brazil): Necessity of partitioning the genus Mabuya Fitzinger, 1826 (Scincidae: Lygosominae). Zoologischer Anzeiger 241: 281–293. DOI: 10.1078/0044-5231-00081
Bauer, A.M. 2003. On the identity of Lacerta punctata Linnaeus, 1758, the type species of the genus Euprepis Wagler, 1830, and the generic assignment of Afro-Malagasy skinks. African Journal of Herpetology 52: 1–7. DOI: 10.1080/21564574.2003.9635472
Vences, M. et al. 2014: DNA barcoding assessment of genetic variation in two widespread skinks from Madagascar, Trachylepis elegans and T. gravenhorstii (Squamata: Scincidae). Zootaxa 3755(5): 477–484. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3755.5.7 Reference page.

Links

Trachylepis elegans. The Reptile Database.

The elegant mabuya (Trachylepis elegans) is a species of skink found in Madagascar.[2]
References

Raxworthy, C.J. (2011). "Trachylepis elegans". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2011: e.T172893A6937109. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2011-2.RLTS.T172893A6937109.en. Retrieved 18 November 2021.
Trachylepis elegans at the Reptarium.cz Reptile Database. Accessed 22 March 2015.

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