n African Journal of Herpetology - A new species of rupicolous Laurenti from Malawi (Sauria : Cordylidae) : short communication - : short communication

Volume 49, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 2156-4574
  • E-ISSN: 2153-3660
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Extracted from text ... Short Communication A new species of rupicolous Cordylus Laurenti from Malawi (Sauria: Cordylidae) DONALD G. BROADLEY1 AND P. LE FRAS N. MOUTON2 1Research Associate, Natural History Museum of Zimbabwe, Bulawayo Present address: Biodiversity Foundation for Africa, P.O. Box FM 730, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe E-mail: broadley@telconet.co.zw 2Department of Zoology, University of Stellenbosch, P. Bag X1, Matieland 7602, South Africa Key words.- Cordylidae, Cordylus, taxonomy, Malawi. 169 African Journal of Herpetology, 2000 49(2): 169-172. In November 1970 the senior author collected a series of specimens of Cordylus Laurenti on the Nyika Plateau in northern Malawi. These were initially assigned to Cordylus rhodesianus (Hewitt) of the eastern highlands of Zimbabwe, more than 800 km to the south (Broadley 1971), and deposited in ..

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