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Calyptotis temporalis GREER, 1983

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesBroad-templed Calyptotis 
SynonymCalyptotis temporalis GREER 1983: 44
Calyptotis temporalis — COGGER 2000: 389
Calyptotis temporalis — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (Queensland)

Type locality: 9.15 km W of the Cathu State Forestry Office via the road to the native pine plantation in the Clarke Range and then 1.5 km anticlockwise on the plantation loop road, Cathu State Forest, central-east Queensland; or, more approximately, about 9 km SW of Elaroo, Qld. Elevation 685 m, 20°49' S, 148°31 'E. Map legend:
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TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: QM J 32594; Paratypes: AM, collected by A. Greer on 17 August 1976. 
CommentDiagnosis. Calyptotis temporalis differs from the congeners in each of the following two characters: a single secondary temporal instead of two and a single row of scales covering the fourth toe instead of two or more. 
EtymologyThe name temporalis refers to the single deep secondary temporal that distinguishes this species from all other Calyptotis. 
References
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp.
  • Cogger, H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 6th ed. Ralph Curtis Publishing, Sanibel Island, 808 pp.
  • Greer A E 1983. The Australian scincid lizard genus Calyptotis de Vis: resurrection of the name, description of four new species, and discussion of relationships. Rec. Austral. Mus. 35 (1): 29-59 - get paper here
  • Shea, Glenn M; Sadlier, Ross A 1999. A catalogue of the non-fossil amphibian and reptile type specimens in the collection of the Australian Museum: types currently, previously and purportedly present. TECHNICAL REPORTS OF THE AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM 15, 1999: 1-91
  • Skinner, Adam; Mark N. Hutchinson, Michael S.Y. Lee 2013. Phylogeny and Divergence Times of Australian Sphenomorphus Group Skinks (Scincidae, Squamata). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 69 (3): 906–918 - get paper here
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
 
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