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Cyclodomorphus maximus (STORR, 1976)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Egerniinae (Tiliquini), Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Giant Slender Bluetongue 
SynonymOmolepida maxima STORR 1976: 169
Tiliqua maxima — COGGER 1983: 190
Cyclodomorphus maximus — SHEA & MILLER 1995
Cyclodomorphus maxima — COGGER 2000: 453
Cyclodomorphus maximus — WILSON & SWAN 2010: 230
Cyclodomorphus maximus — COGGER 2014: 534 
DistributionAustralia (Western Australia)

Type locality: Kalumburu, 14'18’ S, 126° 38’ E, W. A.  
TypesHolotype: WAM R27760 
CommentSynonymy partly after COGGER 1983. 
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp. - get paper here
  • 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
  • Shea G M. & Miller B. 1995. A taxonomic revision of the Cyclodomorphus branchialis species group (Squamata: Scincidae). Rec. Austral. Mus. 47 (3): 265-325. - get paper here
  • Storr, G. M. 1976. The genus Omolepida (Lacertilia, Scincidae) in Western Australia. Rec. West. Aust. Mus. 4: 163-170 - get paper here
  • Storr, G. M., Smith, L. A. & Johnstone, R. E. 1981. Lizards of Western Australia. I. Skinks. Perth: University of Western Australia Press and Western Australian Museum, 200 pp.
  • Storr, G. M.; L. A. Smith, and R. E. Johnstone 1999. Lizards of Western Australia. I. Skinks. Revised Edition. Western Australian Museum
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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