Cryptoblepharus tytthos HORNER, 2007
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Cryptoblepharus tytthos?
|Higher Taxa||Scincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Common Names||Pygmy snake-eyed skink|
|Synonym||Cryptoblepharus tytthos HORNER 2007|
Cryptoblepharus carnabyi STORR 1976: 60 (part.)
Cryptoblepharus tytthos — WILSON & SWAN 2010
|Distribution||Australia (Western Australia)|
Type locality: Coulomb Point, 70 km north of Broome, Western Australia, 17°23’07”S 122°09’42”E. Map legend:
- Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.
NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
|Types||Holotype: NTM R25994, adult female, (Tissue sample No. ABTC EV5), coll. P. and D. Horner, 28 June 2000. Lophostemon forest, dense shrubland on sandy soil, on tree trunk. PARATYPES|
|Comment||Sympatry. Cryptoblepharus tytthos occurs in sympatry with C. buchananii and C. metallicus, and C. pannosus. Sympatric with C. buchananii at Broome, Coulomb Point, Derby, and the Willare Bridge 71 km south-west of Derby in Western Australia. Sympatry with more than one congener occurs on Mornington Island in the Gulf of Carpentaria (C. metallicus and C. pannosus).|
|Etymology||From the Greek adjective tytthos, meaning little or small; in reference to this taxon being the smallest known species of Cryptoblepharus. Introduced as a noun in apposition.|
As link to this species use URL address:
without field 'search_param'. Field 'search_param' is used for browsing search result.