South Sudan, Kenya (Kakamega Forest), Uganda, Rwanda (west), Democratic Rupublic of the Congo, Zambia, Cameroon and Central African Republic. 


Adolfus africanus  (BOULENGER, 1906)


Algiroides africanus  BOULENGER, 1906

Adolfus fridericianus  STERNFELD, 1912

Adolfus africanus  ARNOLD, 1973

Common names:

Afrikanische Bergeidechse (German)
Multi-scaled Forest Lizard (English)
Green-bellied Forest Lizard (English)


BMNH 1946.9.3.13

Terra Typica:

Entebbe, Uganda.

Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Boulenger, G.A. (1906) -  Additions to the Herpetology of British East Africa. -  Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1906 (2): 570-573.  

  • Greenbaum, E. & Villanueva, C.O. & Kusamba, C. & Aristote, M.M. & Branch, W.R. (2011) -  A molecular phylogeny of Equatorial African Lacertidae, with the description of a new genus and species from eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. -  Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 163 (3): 913-942.