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Taxonomy of the genus Voeltzkowia Biodiversity of the family Scincidae

Bibliography of the genus
Voeltzkowia (North Madagascar Blind Sand Sliders)

(Reptilia: Sauria: Scincidae)

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Voeltzkowia in general

Brygoo, E.R. 1981. Systématique des lézards scincidés de la région malgache. 7. Révision des genres Voeltzkowia Boettger, 1893, Grandidierina Mocquard, 1894, et Cryptoscincus Mocquard, 1894. Bulletin du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle Section A Zoologie Biologie et Ecologie Animales 3(2): 675-688.

Miralles, A.; Hipsley, C.A.; Erens, J.; Gehara, M.; Rakotoarison, A.; Glaw, F.; Mueller, J.; Vences, M. 2015. Distinct patterns of desynchronized limb regression in Malagasy scincine lizards (Squamata, Scincidae). PLoS ONE 10(6): e0126074.

Voeltzkowia mira

Bourquin, O. 1977. The Transvaal montane skink - a new record for Natal. Lammergeyer 23: 48.

Liniewski, R.; Shane, S.; Andrade, J.; Senter, P. 2016. Vestigial appendicular skeletons in the African and Malagasy skink species Feylinia grandisquamis, Melanoseps ater, Grandidierina lineata and Voeltzkowia mira. African Journal of Herpetology 65(1): 39-46.

Marais, J. 1980. New locality records. Journal of the Herpetological Association of Africa 23: 7.

Rabanus, K. 1911. Über das Skelett von Voeltzkowia mira Bttgr. Ein Beitrag zur Osteologie der Eidechsen. pp. 279-330. E. Schweizerbart, Stuttgart.

Voeltzkowia mobydick

Miralles, A.; Anjeriniaina, M.; Hipsley, C.A.; Mueller, J.; Glaw, F.; Vences, M. 2012. Variations on a bauplan: description of a new Malagasy 'mermaid skink' with flipper-like forelimbs only (Scincidae, Sirenoscincus Sakata & Hikida, 2003). Zoosystema 34(4): 701-719.

Voeltzkowia yamagishii

Sakata, S.; Hikida, T. 2003. A fossorial lizard with forelimbs only: Description of a new genus and species of Malagasy skink (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae). Current Herpetology 22(1): 9-15.