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Cryptoblepharus juno HORNER, 2007

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesJuno’s snake-eyed skink 
SynonymCryptoblepharus juno HORNER 2007
Cryptoblepharus megastictus — STORR 1976 (part)
Cryptoblepharus megastictus — STORR et al. 1981: 23 (part)
Cryptoblepharus megastictus — GOW 1981 (part)
Cryptoblepharus megastictus — COGGER et al.. 1983: 141 (part)
Cryptoblepharus megastictus — WILSON & KNOWLES 1988: 119 (part)
Cryptoblepharus megastictus — HORNER 1991: 17 (part)
Cryptoblepharus megastictus — EHMANN 1992: 182 (part)
Cryptoblepharus megastictus — GAMBOLD 1992: 99 (part)
Cryptoblepharus megastictus — STANGER et al. 1998: 23 (part)
Cryptoblepharus megastictus — STORR et al. 1999: 23 (part)
Cryptoblepharus megastictus — COGGER 2000: 405 (part)
Cryptoblepharus megastictus — WILSON & SWAN 2003: 148 (part)
Cryptoblepharus juno — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (Northern Territory)

Type locality: Lobby Creek, Bradshaw Station, Northern Territory, Australia, 15°19’48”S 130°06’15”E.  
TypesHolotype: NTM R24789, adult female, (Tissue sample No. ABTC DS2). coll. P. Horner, T. Hertog and L. Corbett, 5 September 1999. Rocky slope, on base of tree trunk surrounded by boulders. 
CommentSympatry. Sympatric with C. ruber at Lake Argyle (Dead Horse Spring) WA and Bradshaw Station (Koolendong Valley) NT. With C. metallicus at Wyndham WA and Bradshaw Station (Lobby Creek) NT, where C. exochus also occurs on nearby Mosquito Flat. 
EtymologyNamed for Juno who, in Roman religion and mythology, was principal goddess of the Pantheon and the patroness primarily of marriage and the well-being of women. 
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp.
  • Horner, P. 2007. Systematics of the snake-eyed skinks, Cryptoblepharus Wiegmann (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae) - an Australian based review. The Beagle Supplement 3: 21-198
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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