Sitana schleichi

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Sitana schleichi
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Iguania
Family: Agamidae
Genus: Sitana
Species: S. schleichi
Binomial name
Sitana schleichi
Anders & Kästle, 2002[1]

Sitana schleichi is a species of agamid lizard endemic to Nepal.[1]


The species is named in honor of German herpetologist Hans Hermann Schleich (born 1952).[2]


  1. ^ a b Sitana schleichi at the Reptile Database
  2. ^ 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. (Sitana schleichi, p. 235).

Other references[edit]

  • Schleich, Hans Hermann; Kästle, Werner (1998). "Sitana fusca spec. nov., a further species from the Sitana sivalensis-complex". Contributions to the herpetology of south-Asia (Nepal, India). Wuppertal: Fuhlrott-Museum. pp. 207–226.
  • Anders C, Kästle W (2002). In: Schleich HH, Kästle W (editors) (2002). Amphibians and Reptiles of Nepal. A.R.G. Gantner Verlag Kommanditgesellsch. 1,200 pp. ISBN 978-3904144797. (Sitana schleichi, new species).
  • Kelaart, Edward Frederick (1854). "Catalogue of reptiles collected in Ceylon". Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (2) 13: 137-140.

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