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Taxonomy of the family Gerrhosauridae
Bibliography of the genus Zonosaurus
Biodiversity of the family Gerrhosauridae








Genus
Zonosaurus

Madagascar Plated Lizards

Ringel-Schildechsen

BŠlte-plade°gler

1887 Zonosaurus Boulenger (type species: Cicigna madagascariensis Gray 1831)
Contents: 17 species, of which 16 (94.1%) are endemic.
Distribution: Madagascar (incl. Nosy Be), Seychelles (Cosmoledo).

Zonosaurus aeneus

Bronze Plated Lizard

Bronze-Schildechse

Bronze-plade°gle

1872 Gerrhosaurus aeneus Grandidier
Zonosaurus aeneus Boulenger 1887

Distribution: Madagascar.


Zonosaurus anelanelany

Toliara Plated Lizard

Toliara-Schildechse

Toliara-plade°gle

2000 Zonosaurus anelanelany Raselimanana, Raxworthy & Nussbaum

Distribution: Madagascar.


Zonosaurus bemaraha

Bemaraha Plated Lizard

Bemaraha-Schildechse

Bemaraha-plade°gle

2000 Zonosaurus bemaraha Raselimanana, Raxworthy & Nussbaum

Distribution: Madagascar.


Zonosaurus boettgeri

Antsiranana Plated Lizard

Antsiranana-Schildechse

Antsiranana-plade°gle

1891 Zonosaurus boettgeri Steindachner
1900 Zonozaurus longicaudatus [sic] Mocquard (Angel 1942)

Distribution: Madagascar (incl. Nosy Be).


Zonosaurus brygooi

LoucoubÚ Plated Lizard

LoucoubÚ-Schildechse

LoucoubÚ-plade°gle

1989 Zonosaurus brygooi Lang & B÷hme

Distribution: Madagascar.


Zonosaurus haraldmeieri

Green Plated Lizard

GrŘne Schildechse

Gr°n Plade°gle

1985 Zonosaurus madagascariensis haraldmeieri Brygoo & B÷hme
Zonosaurus haraldmeieri Meier 1989

Remarks: Originally described as a subspecies of madagascariensis (Brygoo & B÷hme 1985), but now regarded as a full species by most authors (e.g., Lang 1991; Glaw & Vences 1994; Raxworthy & Nussbaum 1994).
Distribution: Madagascar.


Zonosaurus karsteni

Crown-spotted Plated Lizard, (Karsten's Plated Lizard)

Kopffleckiger Schildechse

Diadem-plade°gle

1869 Gerrhosaurus karsteni Grandidier
Zonosaurus karsteni Boulenger 1887

Distribution: Madagascar.


Zonosaurus laticaudatus

Broad-tailed Plated Lizard

Breitschwanz-Schildechse

Bredhalet Plade°gle

1869 Gerrhosaurus laticaudatus Grandidier
Zonosaurus laticaudatus Angel 1942
1887 Zonosaurus laticaudus Boulenger [substitute name for Gerrhosaurus laticaudatus Grandidier 1869] (Wermuth 1968)

Distribution: Madagascar.


Zonosaurus madagascariensis

Common Madagascar Plated Lizard

Madagascar-Schildechse

Almindelig BŠlte-plade°gle

1831 Cicigna madagascariensis Gray
Zonosaurus madagascariensis Boulenger 1887
1839 Gerrhosaurus bifasciatus DumÚril & Bibron (Boulenger 1887)
1985 Zonosaurus madagascariensis insulanus Brygoo

Distribution: Madagascar (incl. Nosy Be), Seychelles (Cosmoledo).


Zonosaurus maramaintso

Mahajanga Plated Lizard

Mahajanga-Schildechse

Mahajanga-plade°gle

2006 Zonosaurus maramaintso Raselimanana, Nussbaum & Raxworthy

Distribution: Madagascar.


Zonosaurus maximus

Southeastern Madagascar Plated Lizard

SŘdostmadagassische Schildechse

Stor BŠlte-plade°gle

1896 Zonosaurus maximus Boulenger

Distribution: Madagascar.


Zonosaurus ornatus

Ornate Plated Lizard

Pracht-Schildechse

Pragt-plade°gle

1831 Cicigna madagascariensis ornata Gray
Zonosaurus ornatus Boulenger 1887
1834 Gerrhosaurus lineatus Cocteau (Boulenger 1887)

Distribution: Madagascar.


Zonosaurus quadrilineatus

Four-lined Plated Lizard

Vierstreifen-Schildechse

Firstribet Plade°gle

1867 Gerrhosaurus 4-lineatus Grandidier
Zonosaurus quadrilineatus Boulenger 1887

Distribution: Madagascar.


Zonosaurus rufipes

Red-legged Plated Lizard

Rotbeinige Schildechse

R°dbenet Plade°gle

1881 Gerrhosaurus rufipes Boettger
Zonosaurus rufipes Boulenger 1887

Distribution: Madagascar (incl. Nosy Be).


Zonosaurus subunicolor

Nosy BÚ Plated Lizard

Nosy Be-Schildechse

Nosy BÚ-plade°gle

1881 Gerrhosaurus rufipes subunicolor Boettger
Zonosaurus subunicolor Glaw & Vences 1994

Remarks: Elevated to species status by Vences, MŘller-Jung, Glaw & B÷hme (1996), but already Glaw & Vences (1994) treated it as a separate species.
Distribution: Madagascar (incl. Nosy Be).


Zonosaurus trilineatus

Three-lined Plated Lizard

Dreistreifen-Schildechse

Trestribet Plade°gle

1939 Zonosaurus trilineatus Angel

Distribution: Madagascar.


Zonosaurus tsingy

Ankarana Plated Lizard

Ankarana-Schildechse

Ankarana-plade°gle

2000 Zonosaurus tsingy Raselimanana, Raxworthy & Nussbaum

Distribution: Madagascar.