Glaphyromorphus clandestinus HOSKIN & COUPER, 2004
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Glaphyromorphus clandestinus?
|Higher Taxa||Scincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Synonym||Glaphyromorphus clandestinus HOSKIN & COUPER 2004|
Glaphyromorphus clandestinus — COUPER et al. 2006: 381
Glaphyromorphus clandestinus — SKINNER et al. 2013
|Distribution||Australia (NE Queensland)|
Type locality: granite-slab habitat on Mt Elliot, north-eastern Queensland Map legend:
- Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.
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|Types||Holotype: QM J77554|
|Comment||The discovery of this species brings to three the number of vertebrate species known to be endemic to Mt Elliot and highlights the evolutionary significance of this southerly outlier to the mountainous rainforest of the Wet Tropics.|
Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017).
|Etymology||from the Latin “secret”, in reference to the secretive nature of this species.|
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