Adolfus

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Adolfus
Algyroides africanus - Royal Museum for Central Africa - DSC06887.JPG
Adolfus africanus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Lacertidae
Subfamily: Lacertinae
Genus: Adolfus
Sternfeld, 1912[1]
Male of Adolfus jacksoni
Male of Adolfus africanus

Adolfus is a genus of lizards of the family Lacertidae. The genus is endemic to subsaharan Africa.[2]

Etymology[edit]

The generic name, Adolfus, is in honor of German explorer Duke Adolf Friedrich of Mecklenburg.[3]

Species[edit]

The following species are recognized as being valid.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Adolfus ". Dahms Tierleben. www.dahmstierleben.de/systematik/Reptilien/Squamata/Scincomorpha/Lacertdae.
  2. ^ a b "Adolfus ". The Reptile Database.
  3. ^ Beolens B, Watkins M, Grayson M. 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. (Genus Adolfus, p. 2).

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