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Glaphyromorphus crassicaudus (DUMÉRIL & DUMÉRIL, 1851)

IUCN Red List - Glaphyromorphus crassicaudus - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesCape York Mulch-skink 
SynonymLygosoma crassicaudum DUMÉRIL & DUMÉRIL 1851
Homolepida crassicauda — BARBOUR 1914: 204
Lygosoma (Iatiscincus) crassicauda — SMITH 1937: 222
Sphenomorphus crassicaudus - COGGER 1983
Sphenomorphus crassicaudus - GREER 1985
Opacitascincus crassicaudus — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985: 36
Gongylus crassicaudum - FRANK & RAMUS 1995
Glaphyromorphus crassicaudis — REEDER 2003 (pers. comm.)
Eremiascincus crassicaudis
Glaphyromorphus crassicaudus — SKINNER et al. 2013 
DistributionAustralia (Queensland)

Type locality: Oceania, see Guibé (1954) (original description cites Australia and Oceania). Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MNHN Paris (= MNHP) 2979 
CommentType species: Lygosoma crassicaudum DUMÉRIL & DUMÉRIL 1851 is the type species of the genus Opacitascincus WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985: 36. 
References
  • Barbour, T., 1914. On some Australasian reptiles. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 27: 201—206. - get paper here
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp.
  • Duméril, A.M.C. & A. H. A. DUMÉRIL 1851. Catalogue méthodique de la collection des reptiles du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris. Gide et Baudry/Roret, Paris, 224 pp.
  • Greer A E 1985. A new species of Sphenomorphus from northeastern Queensland. Journal of Herpetology 19 (4): 469-473 - get paper here
  • Guibé, J. 1954. Catalogue des Types de Lézards du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle Naturelle. Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 119 pp.
  • 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
  • Smith,M.A. 1937. A review of the genus Lygosoma (Scincidae: Reptilia) and its allies. Records of the Indian Museum 39 (3): 213-234
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
 
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