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Trachylepis vittata

(Bridled Mabuya)

Common Names

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Common Names in English:

Bridled Mabuya, Bridled Skink

Common Names in Hebrew (modern):

חומט פסים

Description

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Habitat

Biome: Terrestrial [1].

Ecology: This species is found in a wide variety of habitats . It occurs in open areas of sandy or stony soil with sparse grass or bushy vegetation. Animals may also be found at the edge of fields , on the banks of irrigation canals, or in rural gardens. In Egypt is found near to wetlands and in coastal areas. In Tunisia the species is largely restricted to areas of oasis. It is an ovoviviparous species, the females give birth to between three and six young.[1].

List of Habitats:

Taxonomy

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Synonyms

Euprepes libanoticus PETERS 1864: 51< /i> (Fide Boulenger 1887) • Euprepes olivieri DumÉril & Bibron 1839: 674 • Euprepes vittatusEuprepes vittatus Peters 1864 • Euprepes vittatus — BÖttger 1885 • Euprepes vittatus — Peters 1867: 20 • Euprepes vittatus — Peters 1874: 372 • Euprepes vittatus — Peters 1878: 204 • Euprepes vittatus — Peters 1882: 70 • Euprepes< /i> (Euprepis) Libanoticus Peters 1864: 51 (Fide Boulenger 1887) • Euprepis [sic] vittatus — SchlÜter 2005 • Eurprepes tomardi Hemprich & Ehrenberg in Tornier 1899 • Eutropis vittataEutropis vittata Mausfeld Et Al. 2002 • Hermites vittatusHermites vittatus Gray 1845 • KÄstle & Kabisch 1996: 354 • Mabuia vittataMabuia Vittata 1887: 176 • Mabuia vittata — Boulenger 1920 • Mabuia vittata —boulenger 1887: 176 • Mabuya vittataMabuya vittata Budack 1973 • Mabuya vittata — Anderson 1999 • Mabuya vittata — Bonetti 2002: 159 • Mabuya vittata — Greer Et Al. 2000 • Mabuya vittata — Kumlutas Et Al. 2004 • Mabuya vittata — Schleich • Scincus vittatusScincus vittatus Olivier 1804: 58 • Trachylepis vittata — Bauer 2003

Notes

Name Status: Accepted Name .

Comment: Holotype: ZMB (E. libanoticus) Not listed by ENGELMANN et al. (1993). Ovoviviparous.

Similar Species

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Members of the genus Trachylepis

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 51 species and subspecies in this genus:

T. acutilabris (Wedge-Snouted Skink) · T. affinis (Senegal Mabuya) · T. albilabris (Guinea Mabuya) · T. aurata (Golden Grass Mabuya) · T. aureopunctata (Gold-Spotted Mabuya) · T. bayonii (Bayon's Skink) · T. bensonii (Benson's Mabuya) · T. betsileana (Betsileo Mabuya) · T. binotata (Bocage's Mabuya) · T. boettgeri (Boettger's Mabuya) · T. boulengeri (Boulenger's Mabuya) · T. brauni (Braun's Mabuya) · T. brevicollis (Sudan Mabuya) · T. breviparietalis (Chabanaud's Mabuya) · T. capensis (Cape Skink) · T. chimbana (Chimban Mabuya) · T. dichroma (Two-Coloured Skink) · T. elegans (Elegant Mabuya) · T. ferrarai (Ferrara's Mabuya) · T. gravenhorstii (Gravenhorst's Mabuya) · T. hemmingi (Somali Mabuya) · T. hoeschi (Hoesch's Mabuya) · T. homalocephala (Red Sided Skink) · T. irregularis (Alpine Meadow Mabuya) · T. lacertiformis (Bronze Rock Skink) · T. laevis (Angolan Blue-Tailed Skink) · T. maculilabris (Speckle-Lipped Mabuya) · T. madagascariensis (Malagasy Mabuya) · T. margaritifera (Five-Lined Skink) · T. megalura (Grass-Top Skink) · T. mlanjensis (Mulanje Skink) · T. occidentalis (Western Three-Striped Skink) · T. perrotetii (Teita Mabuya) · T. planifrons (Tree Skink) · T. polytropis (Tropical Mabuya) · T. punctatissima (Montane Speckled Skink) · T. punctulata (Speckled Sand Skink) · T. quinquetaeniata (Five Lined Mabuya) · T. rodenburgi (Rodenburg's Mabuya) · T. septemtaeniata (Golden Grass Mabuya) · T. seychellensis (Seychelles Skink) · T. socotrana (Socotra Mabuya) · T. spilogaster (Kalahari Tree Skink) · T. striata (African Striped Mabuya) · T. striata striata (Eastern Striped Skink) · T. sulcata (Western Rock Skink) · T. varia (Variable Skink) · T. variegata (Variegated Skink) · T. vato (Boulder Mabuya) · T. vittata (Bridled Mabuya) · T. wrightii (Wright's Skink)

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Data Sources

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Footnotes

  1. Böhme, W., Mateo Miras, J.A., Joger, U., Slimani, T., El Hassan El Mouden, Geniez, P., Hraoui-Bloquet, S., Saïd Nouira, M., Baha El Din, S., Lymberakis, P., Kaska, Y., Kumluta?, Y., Kaya, U., Avci, A., Üzüm, N., Yeniyurt, C. & Akarsu, F. 2009. Trachylepis vittata. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 05 February 2012. [back]
Last Revised: 2014-11-20