Bradypodion atromontanum Branch, Tolley & Tilbury, 2006

Conradie, Werner, Branch, William R. & Watson, Gillian, 2019, Type specimens in the Port Elizabeth Museum, South Africa, including the historically important Albany Museum collection. Part 2: Reptiles (Squamata), Zootaxa 4576 (1), pp. 1-45: 3-4

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4576.1.1

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scientific name

Bradypodion atromontanum Branch, Tolley & Tilbury, 2006
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Bradypodion atromontanum Branch, Tolley & Tilbury, 2006  

African Journal of Herpetology, 55(2):132; Fig. 2 View FIGURE 2 .

Holotype: PEM R5744 View Materials ; 500 m along road to Die Hell, west from Swartberg Pass (33°20’50”S, 22°01’40”E; 3322AC), Great Swartberg, Prince Alfred District , Western Cape Province, South Africa; C.R. Tilbury, 21 March 2002. GoogleMaps  

Paratypes (10): a) PEM R8858 View Materials (female allotype); 10 km along road to Die Hell , west from Swartberg Pass (33°21’50”S, 21°48’30”E; 3321BD), Great Swartberg, Prince Alfred District, Western Cape Province, South Africa; W.R. Branch, 10 December 1991 GoogleMaps   . b) PEM R3672 View Materials ; Swartberg Pass (33°22’00”S, 22°06’00”E; 3322AC); G.J. Breytenbach, 4 January 1982 GoogleMaps   . c) PEM R3680 View Materials ; Swartberg (33°22’10”S, 22°05’10”E; 3322AC), G.J. Breytenbach, 1 October 1981 GoogleMaps   . d) PEM R5943 View Materials ; Swartberg Pass at turn-off to Die Hell (33°21’S, 22°02’E; 3322AC); C.R. Tilbury, April 1993 GoogleMaps   . e) PEM R8856 View Materials ; 2.5 km along road to Die Hell , west of Swartberg Pass (33°21’S, 22°03’E; 3322AC); C.R. Tilbury, 9 March 1993 GoogleMaps   . f) PEM R9153 View Materials ; Swartberg Pass (3321BD); C.R. Tilbury, 15 April 1994   . g) PEM R5942 View Materials ; Swartberg Pass forestry house, 300 m S of turn-off to Die Hell (33°21’30”S, 22°02’03”E; 3322AC); G.J. Breytenbach, 1 January 1985 GoogleMaps   . h) PEM R8844 View Materials ; 3–4 km along Botha’s Hoek road, track along crest of range to Meiringspoort from Swartberg Pass (33°19’55”S, 22°06’30”E; 3322AD); M. Cameron, 17 October 1984 GoogleMaps   . i) PEM R8855 View Materials ; 2.5 km along road to Die Hell , west of Swartberg Pass (33°21’S, 22°03’E; 3322AC); C.R. Tilbury, 9 March 1993 GoogleMaps   . j) PEM R9154 View Materials ; 3 km along road to Die Hell , west from Swartberg Pass (33°21’00”S, 22°01’00”E; 3322AC); C.R. Tilbury, 15 April 1994 GoogleMaps   .

Remarks. Two additional paratype females in TMP (no. 39741–42). All PEM specimens in good condition, except PEM R8855 and 8856 with ventral incisions, PEM R9513 with right leg damaged for muscle extraction, and PEM R9154 with left leg damaged for muscle extraction.

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Port Elizabeth Museum