Haackgreerius

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Haackgreerius
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Sauria
Infraorder: Scincomorpha
Family: Scincidae
Subfamily: Lygosominae
Genus: Haackgreerius
Lanza, 1983[1]

Haackgreerius is a genus of skinks.

Etymology[edit]

The generic name, Haackgreerius, is in honor of South African herpetologist Wulf Dietrich Haacke and Australian herpetologist Allen E. Greer.[2]

Geographic range[edit]

The genus Haackgreerius is endemic to coastal Somalia.[1]

Species[edit]

The genus Haackgreerius is monotypic, containing a single species.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Haackgreerius miopus ". The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.
  2. ^ 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. (Haackgreerius miopus, pp. 107-108, 113).

Further reading[edit]

  • Greer AE, Haacke WD. 1982. A new and unusual species of Lygosoma (Lacertilia: Scincidae) from the Horn of Africa. Ann. Transvaal Mus. 33 (10): 153-164. (Lygosoma miopus, new species).
  • Lanza B. 1983. A list of the Somali amphibians and reptiles. Monitore zoologico italiano, supplement 18 (8): 193-247. (Haackgreerius, new genus, p. 210).