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Cyclodomorphus gerrardii (GRAY, 1845)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Egerniinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Pink-tongued Skink, Pink-Tongued Lizard
G: Schneckenskink 
SynonymHinulia gerrardii GRAY 1845: 75
Hemisphaeriodon Gerrardii — PETERS 1867: 24
Hinulia picta MACLEAY 1885: 65
Tiliqua longicauda DE VIS 1888: 816
Hemisphaeriodon gerrardii — WILHOFT 1960
Tiliqua gerrardi — COGGER 1983: 189
Tiliqua gerrardi — HAUSCHILD 1988
Cyclodomorphus gerrardii — SHEA 1990
Tiliqua gerrardi — HERRMANN 1997
Hemisphaeriodon gerrardii — COGGER 2000: 503
Tiliqua gerrardi — WILSON & SWAN 2003
Cyclodomorphus gerrardii — WILSON & SWAN 2010: 230
Cyclodomorphus gerrardii — COGGER 2014: 534 
DistributionAustralia (New South Wales, Queensland)  
Reproduction 
TypesSyntypes: BMNH xv. 5a-b, from Australia?
Holotype: MMUS (not found), from vicinity of the Herbert River, Qld. [Hinulia picta].
Syntypes: QM J 1186-7, from Rockhampton and Johnstone River, Qld. [Tiliqua longicauda]. 
CommentSynonymy partly after COGGER 1983.

Type species: Hinulia gerrardii GRAY 1845: 75 is the type species of the genus Hemisphaeriodon PETERS 1867. 
References
  • Abraham, G. 1980. Kopulationsbeobachtung bei Tiliqua gerrardi. Sauria 2 (2): 34 - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp.
  • Cogger, H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 6th ed. Ralph Curtis Publishing, Sanibel Island, 808 pp.
  • Couper, P., Covacevich, J., Amey, A. & Baker, A. 2006. The genera of skinks (Family Scincidae) of Australia and its island territories: diversity, distribution and identification. in: Merrick, J.R., Archer, M., Hickey, G.M. & Lee, M.S.Y. (eds.). Evolution and Zoogeography of Australasian Vertebrates. Australian Scientific Publishing, Sydney, pp. 367-384
  • De Vis, C. W. 1888. A contribution to the herpetology of Queensland. Proc. Linn. Soc. N. S. W. (2) 2: 811-826 [1887] - get paper here
  • Gray, J. E. 1845. Catalogue of the specimens of lizards in the collection of the British Museum. Trustees of die British Museum/Edward Newman, London: xxvii + 289 pp. - get paper here
  • Hauschild, A. 1988. Bemerkungen zu Haltung und Zucht des Schneckenskinks Tiliqua gerrardii (GRAY, 1845) (Sauria: Scincidae) Salamandra 24 (4): 248-259 - get paper here
  • Herrmann, J.-M. 1997. Haltung und Nachzucht des Schneckenskinks Tiliqua gerrardii. Elaphe 5 (3): 16-18
  • Longley, G. 1938. Notes on a pink tongued skink. Proc. R. Zool. Soc. N. S. W. 1937-38: 19-21 - get paper here
  • Longman, H. A. 1915. Reptiles from Queensland and the Northern Territory. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 3: 30-34.
  • Macleay, W. 1885. On some Reptilia lately received from the Herbert River District, Queensland. Proc. Linn. Soc. N. S. W. 10: 64-68 - get paper here
  • Matz, G. 1973. Biologie et reproduction de Tiliqua gerrardii (Gray) (Scincidae). Bull. Soc. Zool. Fr. 98: 590
  • Mitchell, F. J. 1950. The scincid genera Egernia and Tiliqua (Lacertilia). Rec. South Austral. Mus. 9: 275-308 - get paper here
  • Peters, Wilhem Carl Hartwig 1867. Herpetologische Notizen. Monatsber. königl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin. 1867 (Januar): 13-37 - get paper here
  • Shea G M. 1990. The genera Tiliqua and Cyclodomorphus (Lacertilia: Scincidae): generic diagnoses and systematic relationships. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 29 (2): 495-520.
  • Shea, G. M. 1982. Observations on some membera of the genus Tiliqua. Herpetofauna (Sydney) 13 (4):18-20
  • Wilhoft, D. C. 1960. Observations on adults and juveniles of Hemisphaeriodon gerrardii in captivity. N. Qd Nat. 28: 3-4
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
  • Wilson,S. & Swan, G. 2003. A complete guide to the Reptiles of Australia. Princeton University Press, 480 pp. [review in Sauria 26 (3): 32]
 
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