New lizard genus named for Edward O. Wilson

February 18, 2020
Wilsonosaura by Edgar Lehr
Wilsonosaura by Edgar Lehr

A new genus of terrestrial lizard is named after Edward O. Wilson, Faculty Emeritus in the MCZ. Wilsonosaura is dedicated to Prof. Wilson in recognition of his lifelong contributions to biodiversity research and conservation. The genus is described in the journal Salamandra