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Eulamprus tympanum (LÖNNBERG & ANDERSSON, 1915)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
SubspeciesEulamprus tympanum marnieae HUTCHINSON & RAWLINSON 1995
Eulamprus tympanum tympanum (LÖNNBERG & ANDERSSON 1915) 
Common NamesCool-temperate Water-skink, Highland Water Skink 
SynonymLygosoma tympanum LÖNNBERG & ANDERSSON 1915
Sphenomorphus tympanum - COGGER 1983: 188
Sphenomorphus tympanum — HENLE & OSBORNE 1986
Eulamprus tympanum — COGGER 2000: 789
Eulamprus tympanum — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria), Tasmania

Type locality: ". . . said to have been collected in the neighbourhood of Melbourne. . . ", Vic. (fice COGGER 1983) 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.
ReproductionEmbryos of the activ 
TypesHolotype: NRM (NHRM) 3094 
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