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Carlia bomberai ZUG & ALLISON, 2006

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymCarlia bomberai ZUG & ALLISON 2006 
DistributionIndonesia (Irian Jaya)

Type locality: Indonesia, Papua Province, Tanah Merah
village [2.4382°S 133.1350°E].  
TypesHolotype: MZB AA16285, adult male, collected by Allen Allison, 14 March 2002. 
CommentAbundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
EtymologyThe specific name derives from the origin (occurrence) of these populations on the Bomberai Peninsula. It is proposed as a noun in apposition. 
  • Dolman, Gaynor & Andrew F. Hugall 2008. Combined mitochondrial and nuclear data enhance resolution of a rapid radiation of Australian rainbow skinks (Scincidae: Carlia). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 49 (3): 782-794 - get paper here
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
  • ZUG,G.R. & A. ALLISON 2006. New Carlia fusca complex lizards (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae) from New Guinea, Papua-Indonesia. Zootaxa 1237: 27-44 - get paper here
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