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Cryptoblepharus ochrus HORNER, 2007

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesPale snake-eyed skink 
SynonymCryptoblepharus ochrus HORNER 2007
Cryptoblepharus ochrus — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (South Australia)

Type locality: Coward Springs Siding, South Australia, 29°24’S 136°49’E. Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: NTM R22025, adult female, (Tissue sample No. ABTC YO6), coll. P. Horner, 17 December 1995. Shrubland, on outhouses and Casuarina trees, 1800 hours. 
CommentSympatry. Sympatric with C. australis and C. pannosus at 1.5 km northeast of Clifton Hills Outstation, South Australia. 
EtymologyFrom the Greek adjective ochrus, meaning pale; in reference to the pale pigmentation and obscure body pattern of samples from the type locality. 
  • 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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