Eutropis tytleri

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Tytler's mabuya
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Scincidae
Genus: Eutropis
Species: E. tytleri
Binomial name
Eutropis tytleri
(Theobald, 1868)[1]
Synonyms[2]

Eutropis tytleri (common name: Tytler's mabuya) is a species of skink, a lizard in the family Scincidae. The species is endemic to the Andaman Islands, India.

Etymology[edit]

E. tytleri is named after British naturalist Robert Christopher Tytler,[3] who probably collected the type.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Theobald W (1868). "Catalogue of Reptiles in the Museum of the Asiatic Society of Bengal". J. Asiatic Soc. Bengal, Calcutta 37 (2) (extra number 146): 7-88. (Scincus tytleri, new species, p. 23).
  2. ^ a b Eutropis tytleri at the Reptarium.cz Reptile Database. Accessed 19 July 2014.
  3. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2011). The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. (Mabuya tytleri, p. 269).

Further reading[edit]

  • Boulenger GA (1887). Catalogue of the Lizards in the British Museum (Natural History). Second Edition. Volume III. ... Scincidæ ... London: Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History). (Taylor and Francis, printers). xii + 575 pp. + Plates I-XL. (Mabuia tytleri, p. 187).
  • Boulenger GA (1890). The Fauna of British India, Including Ceylon and Burma. Reptilia and Batrachia. London; Secretary of State for India in Council. (Taylor and Francis, printers). xviii + 541 pp. (Mabuia tytleri, pp. 191–192).
  • Das I (2002). A Photographic Guide to Snakes and other Reptiles of India. Sanibel Island Florida: Ralph Curtis Books. 144 pp. ISBN 0-88359-056-5. (Mabuya tytleri, p. 112).
  • Smith MA (1935). The Fauna of British India, Including Ceylon and Burma. Reptilia and Amphibia. Vol. II.—Sauria. London: Secretary of State for India in Council. (Taylor and Francis, printers). xiii + 440 pp. + Plate I + 2 maps. (Mabuya tytleri, p. 270).