- Platysaurus ocellatus Broadley, 1962: 810
Holotype: NMZB (formerly UM) 1199.
Type locality: “western slopes of the Chimanimani Mts. Above Dead Cow Camp, 8 miles east of Melsetter, Southern Rhodesia [=Zimbabwe].”
- Broadley, D.G. 1962. On some reptile collections from the north-western and north-eastern districts of Southern Rhodesia, 1958-61, with descriptions of four new lizards. Occasional papers. Natural sciences 3(26B): 787–843. Reference page.
- Broadley, D.G. 1978. A revision of the genus Platysaurus A. Smith. Occasional papers of the National Museums and Monuments of Rhodesia. Series B, Natural sciences 6(4): 129–185. Reference page.
- Uetz, P. & Hallermann, J. 2019. Platysaurus ocellatus. The Reptile Database. Accessed on 22 April 2018.