Kenia and Uganda / Mount Elgon, Aberdares and Cherangani Hills. 

Species:

Adolfus masavaensis  WAGNER et al., 2014

Common names:

Mount Elgon Bergeidechse (German)
Mount Elgon Alpine Meadow Lizard (English)

Types:

Holotype: ZFMK 75011 (75001 in Wagner et al. 2014), adult female; paratypes: CAS, FMNH, MCZ, ANSP

Terra Typica:

Type locality: Mount Elgon, Kenya, near Koitobos Guest House [coordinates approximately: 1.040983, 34.783645], 3372 m elevation.


Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Wagner, P. & Greenbaum, E. & Malonza, P. & Branch, B. (2014) -  Resolving sky island speciation in populations of East African Adolfus alleni (Sauria, Lacertidae).  -  Salamandra, 50 (1): 1-17.     

 
 
 
 
 

Adolfus masavaensis  © 2014 William Branch