You are here » home advanced search search results Carlia storri

Carlia storri INGRAM & COVACEVICH, 1989

Can you confirm these amateur observations of Carlia storri?

Add your own observation of
Carlia storri »

We have no photos, try to find some by Google images search: Google images

Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae (Eugongylini), Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Brown Bicarinate Rainbow-skink 
SynonymCarlia storri KIKKAWA, MONTEITH & INGRAM 1981 (nomen nudum)
Carlia storri INGRAM & COVACEVICH 1989: 479
Carlia storri — COGGER 2000: 399
Carlia storri — DOLMAN & HUGALL 2008 
DistributionAustralia (Queensland), SW Papua New Guinea (S Western Province)

Type locality: Dulhunty River Crossing on Telegraph Road, 110 km S of Bamaga, Cape York, N Queensland (11°50'S, I42°30'E)  
TypesHolotype: QM J24656, collected by G. J. Ingram 1974; Paratypes: AMS (AM) 
CommentIngram and Covacevich (1989) split C. storrii from C. bicarinata. 
Etymologynamed after Glenn Storr (1921-1990) of the Western Australian Museum. See Smith 1991 for further biographical notes. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp. - get paper here
  • Cogger, H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 6th ed. Ralph Curtis Publishing, Sanibel Island, 808 pp.
  • Couper, P., Covacevich, J., Amey, A. & Baker, A. 2006. The genera of skinks (Family Scincidae) of Australia and its island territories: diversity, distribution and identification. in: Merrick, J.R., Archer, M., Hickey, G.M. & Lee, M.S.Y. (eds.). Evolution and Zoogeography of Australasian Vertebrates. Australian Scientific Publishing, Sydney, pp. 367-384
  • 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
  • DONNELLAN, S.C.; P.J. COUPER, K. M. SAINT & L. WHEATON 2009. Systematics of the Carlia ‘fusca’ complex (Reptilia: Scincidae) from northern Australia. Zootaxa 2227: 1-31 - get paper here
  • Ingram G; Covacevich J 1989. Revision of the genus Carlia (Reptilia, Scincidae) in Australia with comments on Carlia bicarinata of New Guinea. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 27 (2): 443-490 - 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 - get paper here
  • Smith, Laurie A. 1991. Glen Milton Storr 1921–1990. Copeia. 1991 (2): 550–552 - get paper here
  • Williams, D.; Wüster, W. & Fry, B.G. 2006. The good, the bad and the ugly: Australian snake taxonomists and a history of the taxonomy of Australia’s venomous snakes. Toxicon 48: 919–930 - get paper here
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
External links  
Is it interesting? Share with others:

As link to this species use URL address:

without field 'search_param'. Field 'search_param' is used for browsing search result.

Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator