Takydromus sexlineatus Daudin, 1802,

Mulcahy, Daniel G., Lee, Justin L., Miller, Aryeh H., Chand, Mia, Thura, Myint Kyaw & Zug, George R., 2018, Filling the BINs of life: Report of an amphibian and reptile survey of the Tanintharyi (Tenasserim) Region of Myanmar, with DNA barcode data, ZooKeys 757, pp. 85-152: 85

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.757.24453

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:559E4F4F-7C35-4380-89D5-BA42A5D38004

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Takydromus sexlineatus Daudin, 1802
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Takydromus sexlineatus Daudin, 1802  Long-tailed Grass Lizard Fig. 4E

Description.

Small adult female 48.2 mm SVL, 94 mm TailL tip regenerated; 10.8 mm HeadL; 44% TrunkL/SVL, 12% CrusL/SVL, 22% HeadL/SVL, 52% HeadW/HeadL, 38% HeadH/HeadL, 45% SnEye/HeadL, 29% SnW/HeadL.

Head with 7 supralabial scales, 5th very large and beneath eye, 6 infralabials; 34 dorsal scales at nape, midbody, and above vent; 17 enlarged lamellae on 4th finger, 20 on fourth toe. In preservative, dark above and white below, dorsal ground color medium olive with lighter olive dorsolateral stripe from snout onto base of tail, medium brown loreal stripe from snout through eye to inguina and border below by white stripe from snout tip across supralabials onto trunk, fading at two-third of trunk.

Natural history notes.

This species was seen in the weedy fencerows of the June gardens survey and subsequently at the July slash & burnt site. The June voucher specimen is gravid with large yolked but unshelled follicles.

General Distribution.

Widespread, Northeast India through southern China to Taiwan and southward into Greater Sunda Islands.

Molecular Data.

Our specimen was placed in its own COIBIN, it is 3.0-7.7% sequence divergence (COI) from four specimens in BOLD. Three of those were mined from GenBank (AY248546-48), with no locality data available.

Specimens examined.

USNM 587034

Red List status.

LC

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Reptilia

Order

Squamata

Family

Lacertidae

Genus

Takydromus