Dasia olivacea (Gray, 1838), Gray, 1838

Teynié, Alexandre, David, Patrick & Ohler, Annemarie, 2010, Note on a collection of Amphibians and Reptiles from Western Sumatra (Indonesia), with the description of a new species of the genus Bufo, Zootaxa 2416, pp. 1-43: 15-16

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.194395

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Dasia olivacea (Gray, 1838)
status

 

Dasia olivacea (Gray, 1838)  

Material examined. MNHN 2002.0427 (female; SVL 53.6 mm, TaL 86.0 mm), Bayur, Province of Sumatera Barat, elev. 480 m.

Taxonomic comments. We follow Inger & Brown (1980) and Manthey & Grossmann (1997). Distribution on Sumatra. Provinces of Aceh, Sumatera Utara, Sumatera Barat, Jambi, Bengkulu, and Sumatera Selatan; also the islands of Nias and Simeulue ( De Rooij, 1915).

Biology. The specimen was observed at 1100 hours during a clear weather. The lizard was chasing a spider on the branches of a short tree on the shore of the lake. Without being disturbed by the human presence, the lizard eventually seized and swallowed the spider.

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Reptilia

Order

Squamata

Family

Scincidae

Genus

Dasia