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Tropidophorus berdmorei

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Tropidophorus berdmorei, commonly known as Berdmore's water skink,[3][4] is a species of lizard in the family Scincidae. The species is endemic to Asia.

Geographic range

T. berdmorei is found in China, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.[2][5][6]

Etymology

The specific name, berdmorei, is in honor of British naturalist Captain Thomas Matthew Berdmore (1811–1859), who collected the holotype.[7]

Habitat

The preferred natural habitat of T. berdmorei is rocky streams in forest, at altitudes of 170–1,000 m (560–3,280 ft).[1]

Diet

T. berdmorei preys upon worms, insects, and small crustaceans.[1]

Reproduction

T. berdmorei is viviparous.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b c Thaksintham W, Wogan G, Danaisawat P, Rao D-q, Cai B (2019). "Tropidophorus berdmorei ". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2019: e.T104778762A104853835.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. ^ a b c "Tropidophorus berdmorei ". The Reptile Database. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Tropidophorus berdmorei ". uBIO. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  4. ^ "Tropidophorus berdmorei ". Animal Diversity Web. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  5. ^ "Tropidophorus berdmorei ". National Parks of Thailand. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  6. ^ "Doi Inthanon National Park". National Parks of Thailand, Thailand. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  7. ^ Beolens B, Watkins M, Grayson M (2011). The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. (Tropidophorus berdmorei, p. 23).
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Tropidophorus berdmorei: Brief Summary

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Tropidophorus berdmorei, commonly known as Berdmore's water skink, is a species of lizard in the family Scincidae. The species is endemic to Asia.

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