Zonosaurus

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Zonosaurus
Zonosaurus Laticaudatus Kirindy Madagascar.jpg
Zonosaurus laticaudatus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Gerrhosauridae
Subfamily: Zonosaurinae
Genus: Zonosaurus
Boulenger, 1887[1]

Zonosaurus is a genus of gerrhosaurid lizards.[1]

Geographic range[edit]

Species in the genus Zonosaurus are found in Madagascar and Seychelles.[2]

Species[edit]

The following 17 species are considered valid.[2]

Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Zonosaurus.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Zonosaurus ". Dahms Tierleben. www.dahmstierleben.de/systematik/Reptilien/Squamata/Scincomorpha/Gerrhosauridae.
  2. ^ a b "Zonosaurus ". The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.

Further reading[edit]

  • Boulenger GA (1887). Catalogue of the Lizards in the British Museum (Natural History). Second Edition. Volume III. ... Gerrhosauridæ, ... xii + 575 pp. + Plates I-XL. (Zonosaurus, new genus, p. 127).
  • Raselimanana AP, Raxworthy CJ, Nussbaum RA (2000). "A revision of the dwarf Zonosaurus Boulenger (Reptilia: Squamata: Cordylidae) from Madagascar, including descriptions of three new species". Sci. Pap. Nat. Hist. Mus. Univ. Kansas 18: 1-16.