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Cryptoblepharus furvus HORNER, 2007

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymCryptoblepharus furvus HORNER 2007 
DistributionNew Guinea (Normanby Island, Milne Bay)

Type locality: Guleguleu, Normanby Island, Milne Bay, New Guinea, 10°06’S 151°15’E.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: AMS (AM) R129828, 23 December 1988. PARATYPES: NEW GUINEA: AM R129809, R129827, R129829-830, R129833-835, R129838-842, R129844-846, Guleguleu, Normanby Island, Milne Bay, 10°06’S 151°15’E. 23 December 1988. 
Comment 
EtymologyFrom the Latin adjective furvus, meaning dark or dusky; in reference to this taxon’s semi-melanotic colouration. 
References
  • Horner, P. 2007. Systematics of the snake-eyed skinks, Cryptoblepharus Wiegmann (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae) - an Australian based review. The Beagle Supplement 3: 21-198
 
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