South Africa / Southern and south-western Cape Province. 


Tropidosaura montana montana  (GRAY, 1831)


Holotype: MNHN-RA 2673 [indicated as syntype in MNHN catalogue]

Terra Typica:

Cape of Good Hope.

Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Gray, J.E. (1831) -  A synopsis of the species of Class Reptilia. -  In: Griffith, E & E. Pidgeon: The animal kingdom arranged in conformity with its organisation by the Baron Cuvier with additional descriptions of all the species hither named, and of many before noticed. Volume 9. Whittaker, Treacher and Co., London: 481 + 110 pp. [1830]  


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