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Egernia richardi (PETERS, 1869)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Egerniinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesBright Crevice-skink
Dark Spinytail Skink [carinata] 
SynonymTropidolepisma richardi PETERS 1869: 787
Egernia carinata SMITH 1939
Egernia carinata — GLAUERT 1960
Egernia carinata — COGGER 1983: 155
Egernia richardi - COGGER 1983
Egernia carinata — COGGER 2000: 457
Egernia richardi — COGGER 2000: 470
Egernia richardi — DOUGHTY et al. 2011 
DistributionAustralia (Northern Territory)

Type locality: Alligator River, North Australia

carinata: Australia (South Australia, West Australia); Type locality: Toolbrunup, W. A. Map legend:
TDWG region - 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.
 
Reproductionviviparous. 
TypesHolotype: ZMB 6613
Holotype: FMNH 11729 [carinata] 
CommentNot listed as a valid species by CHAPPLE 2003. E. carinata is a synonym of E. richardi fide Mike Gardner, pers. comm., 2009/05/13). 
References
  • Bauer, A.M.; Günther,R. & Klipfel,M. 1995. The herpetological contributions of Wilhelm C.H. Peters (1815-1883). SSAR Facsimile Reprints in Herpetology, 714 pp.
  • 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.
  • 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 - get paper here
  • Glauert, L. 1960. Herpetological miscellanea. XII. The family Scincidae in Western Australia. Pt. 1. The genera Tiliqua, Trachysaurus and Egernia. Western Australian Naturalist 7 (3): 67-77
  • Horton,D.R. 1972. Evolution of the genus Egernia (Lacertilia, Scincidae). Journal of Herpetology 6: 101-109 - get paper here
  • Peters, Wilhem Carl Hartwig 1869. Über neue Saurier (Chaunolæmus multicarinatus, Tropidolepisma richardi und Gymnodactylus steudneri) und Batrachier (Cyclohamphus fasciatus und Hyla gracilenta). Monatsber. königl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin. 1869 (November): 786-790 - get paper here
  • Smith, H. M. 1939. A new Australian lizard, with a note on Hemiergis. Field Mus. Nat. Hist. Zool. Ser. 24: 11-14 - get paper here
  • Storr G M 1978. The genus Egernia (Lacertilia, Scincidae) in Western Australia. Rec. West. Aust. Mus. 6 (2): 147-187 - get paper here
  • 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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