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Taxonomy of the family Scincidae
Bibliography of the genus Lacertaspis
Biodiversity of the family Scincidae








Genus
Lacertaspis

Central African Leaf-litter Skinks

Zentralafrikanische Streuskinke

Centralafrikanske Førneskinker

1975 Lacertaspis Perret (type species: Lygosoma reichenowii Peters 1874)
Contents: 5 species, of which 2 (40.0%) are endemic.
Endemism: 0% 100%
Remarks: Originally described as a subgenus of Panaspis (Perret 1975), and later included in Leptosiaphos (e.g., Broadley 1989). Raised to full genus status by Schmitz, Ineich & Chirio (2005).
Distribution: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo-Brazzaville, Congo-Kinshasa, Equatorial Guinea (Bioko, Rio Muni), Gabon.

Lacertaspis chriswildi

Mount Kupe Leaf-Litter Skink, (Chris Wild's Skink)

Kupe-Streuskink

Kupe-førneskink

1996 Panaspis chriswildi Böhme & Schmitz
Lacertaspis chriswildi Schmitz, Ineich & Chirio 2005

Distribution: Cameroon.


Lacertaspis gemmiventris

Yellow-bellied Mountain Skink

Gelbbauch-Streuskink

Gulbuget Førneskink

1897 Lygosoma gemmiventris Sjostedt
Riopa gemmiventris Mertens 1964
Panaspis gemmiventris Fuhn 1972
Leptosiaphos gemmiventris Broadley 1989
Lacertaspis gemmiventris Schmitz, Ineich & Chirio 2005

Distribution: Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea (Bioko).


Lacertaspis lepesmei

Mount Bambouto Leaf-Litter Skink, (Lepesme's Mountain Skink)

Bambouto-Streuskink

Bambouto-førneskink

1940 Lygosoma lepesmei Angel
Panaspis lepesmei Fuhn 1972
Leptosiaphos lepesmei Broadley 1989
Lacertaspis lepesmei Ineich, Schmitz, Chirio & LeBreton 2004

Distribution: Cameroon.


Lacertaspis reichenowii

Cameroon Mountain Leaf-Litter Skink, (Reichenow's Skink)

Kamerunischer Gebirgs-Streuskink

Camerounsk Bjergførneskink

1874 Lygosoma reichenowii Peters
Riopa reichenovei [sic] Smith 1937
Leiolopisma reichenovi Mittleman 1952
Panaspis reichenowi Fuhn 1972
Leptosiaphos reichenowi Broadley 1989
Lacertaspis reichenowi Schmitz, Ineich & Chirio 2005

Distribution: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo-Brazzaville, Congo-Kinshasa, Equatorial Guinea (Bioko, Rio Muni), Gabon.


Lacertaspis rohdei

Gabon Leaf-Litter Skink, (Rohde's Skink)

Gabunischer Streuskink

Gabonsk Førneskink

1910 Lygosoma rohdei Muller
Riopa rohdei Mertens 1968
Panaspis rohdei Fuhn 1972
Leptosiaphos rohdei Broadley 1989
Lacertaspis rohdei Schmitz, Ineich & Chirio 2005
1917 Lygosoma digittatum Chabanaud (Fuhn 1972)

Distribution: Cameroon, Congo-Brazzaville, Congo-Kinshasa, Equatorial Guinea (Rio Muni), Gabon.