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Egernia mcpheei WELLS & WELLINGTON, 1984

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Egerniinae (Tiliquini), Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Eastern Crevice Skink, McPhee’s Egernia 
SynonymEgernia mcpheei WELLS & WELLINGTON 1984
Contundo macpheei — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985: 26
Egernia mcpheei — SHEA & SADLIER 1999
Egernia mcpheei — COGGER 2000: 467
Egernia mcpheei — DOUGHTY et al. 2011 
DistributionAustralia (New South Wales, Queensland)

Type locality: Park Beach, Coffs Harbour, NSW  
TypesHolotype: AMS (AM) R111944 
EtymologyNamed for Mr David R. McPhee of Sydney, N.S.W. noted Herpetologist and Antiquarian Book authority. 
  • 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
  • Doughty, Paul; Luke Kealley, and Stephen C. Donnellan 2011. Revision of the Pygmy Spiny-tailed Skinks (Egernia depressa species-group) from Western Australia, with descriptions of three new species. Rec. West. Austr. Mus. 26: 115–137
  • Shea, G.M.; Sadlier, R. & Johson, R. 2000. The scincid lizard Egernia mcpheei Wells & Wellington, 1984, in Queensland. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 45: 266 - get paper here
  • Shea, Glenn M; Sadlier, Ross A 1999. A catalogue of the non-fossil amphibian and reptile type specimens in the collection of the Australian Museum: types currently, previously and purportedly present. TECHNICAL REPORTS OF THE AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM 15, 1999: 1-91 - get paper here
  • Swan, G.; Sadlier, R.; Shea, G. 2017. A field guide to reptiles of New South Wales. Reed New Holland, 328 pp.
  • Wells R W; Wellington C R 1984. A synopsis of the class Reptilia in Australia. Australian Journal of Herpetology 1 (3-4): 73-129 [31 Dec 1983 on cover]
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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