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Glaphyromorphus cracens (GREER, 1985)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesSlender Mulch-skink 
SynonymSphenomorphus cracens GREER 1985
Glaphyromorphus cracens — COGGER 2000: 492
Glaphyromorphus cracens — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (Queensland)

Type locality: 7.5 km E of Mt. Garnet via Kennedy Hwy (or 7.7 km W of Nettle Creek at Innot Hot Springs via Kennedy Hwy), Northeastern Queensland. 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.
TypesHolotype: QM (Queensland Museum) J42714 (formerly Australian Museum R96235). 
CommentMost similar to the partially sympatric G. pumilus. 
  • 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.
  • Greer A E 1985. A new species of Sphenomorphus from northeastern Queensland. Journal of Herpetology 19 (4): 469-473 - get paper here
  • Skinner, Adam; Mark N. Hutchinson, Michael S.Y. Lee 2013. Phylogeny and Divergence Times of Australian Sphenomorphus Group Skinks (Scincidae, Squamata). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 69 (3): 906–918 - get paper here
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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