Central Kenya Mathews Range 

Species:

Adolfus mathewsensis  GREENBAUM et al., 2018

Types:

Holotype: NMK L/3376/2, adult male, field No. PKM 0239, tissue No. PKM 0240) collected by P.K. Malonza on 10 June 2010. Paratopotype. A subadult male (NMK L/3376/1, field No. PKM 0234) collected by P.K. Malonza on 10 June 2010. Paratypes.—An adult male and female, respectively (NMK L/3420/1–2) collected by P.K. Malonza in 2010, 1556 m above sea level (0.991948N, 37.35608E), Mt. Warges forest, Mathews Range, Samburu County, Rift Valley Province, Kenya; an adult male (NMK L/2859) collected by D.V. Wasonga in 2006, 1634 m above sea level (0.94738N, 37.35598E), Mt. Warges forest, Mathews Range, Samburu County, Rift Valley Province, Kenya.

Terra Typica:

1376 m above sea level (1.251408N, 37.293328E), between Ng’eny forest and Kitich Camp, Mugur Base Camp, Mathews Range North, Samburu County, Rift Valley Province, Kenya.


Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Greenbaum, E. & Dowell Beer, S. & Hughes, D.F. & Wagner, P. & Anderson, C.G. & Villanueva, C.O. & Malonza, P.K. & Kusamba, C. & Muninga, W.M. & Aristote, M.M. & Branch, W.R. (2018) -  Phylogeography of Jackson’s Forest Lizard Adolfus jacksoni (Sauria: Lacertidae) Reveals Cryptic Diversity in the Highlands of East Africa -  Herpetological Monographs, 32 (1): 51-68.    

 
 

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Adolfus mathewsensis  © 2018 Patrick K. Malzona