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Cyclodomorphus venustus SHEA & MILLER, 1995

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Egerniinae (Tiliquini), Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Slender Bluetongue 
SynonymCyclodomorphus venustus SHEA & MILLER 1995
Cyclodomorphus venustus — COGGER 2000: 755
Zeusius sternfeldi WELLS 2007 (fide Glen Shea, pers. comm. 19 March 2013)
Cyclodomorphus venustus — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (arid interior of NE South Australia, SW Queensland, NE New South Wales)

Type locality: Port Germein, SA, 33°01’S, 138° 00’ E, collected by T. D. Schwaner in 1980.  
TypesHolotype: SAMA R18869, Paratypes: AMS (AM), ANWC, SAM 
  • 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
  • Swan, G.; Sadlier, R.; Shea, G. 2017. A field guide to reptiles of New South Wales. Reed New Holland, 328 pp.
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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