You are here » home advanced search Cryptoblepharus richardsi

Cryptoblepharus richardsi HORNER, 2007

IUCN Red List - Cryptoblepharus richardsi - Data Deficient, DD

Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cryptoblepharus richardsi?

Add your own observation of
Cryptoblepharus richardsi »

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

Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymCryptoblepharus richardsi HORNER 2007
Cryptoblepharus cf. richardsi — HUI 2016 
DistributionPapua New Guinea (Milne Bay, Misima Island, Louisiade Archipelago)

Type locality: Foreshore by Misima Mine, Misima Island, Louisiade Archipelago, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, 10°41’29”S 152°47’45”E.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: SAMA R62449. coll. S. Richards, 3 November 2002. 
CommentHAbitat: On beach, rocks and foreshore vegetation. 
EtymologyNamed for Stephen Richards, of the South Australian Museum, in recognition of his collection of the type series from Misima Island. 
References
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Horner, P. 2007. Systematics of the snake-eyed skinks, Cryptoblepharus Wiegmann (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae) - an Australian based review. The Beagle Supplement 3: 21-198
  • TAN Heok Hui 2016. Commensal herpetofauna at Tufi Resort, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea SEAVR 2016: 127-128 - get paper here
 
External links  
Is it interesting? Share with others:


Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator