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Glaphyromorphus darwiniensis (STORR, 1967)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
SubspeciesGlaphyromorphus darwiniensis darwiniensis STORR 1967
Glaphyromorphus darwiniensis arnhemicus STORR 1967 
Common NamesNorthern Mulch Skink 
SynonymSphenomorphus darwiniensis STORR 1967
Gongylus crassicaudus darwiniensis
Opacitascincus darwiniensis — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985: 36
Sphenomorphus darwiniensis — GREER 1990
Glaphyromorphus darwiniensis — COGGER 2000: 492
Glaphyromorphus darwiniensis — WILSON & SWAN 2010

Glaphyromorphus darwiniensis arnhemicus STORR 1967
Opacitascincus arnhemicus — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985: 36
Glaphyromorphus arnhemicus — REEDER 2003 
DistributionAustralia (North Territory, West Australia)

darwiniensis: NW North Territory and N Kimberleys, West Australia; Type locality: Howard Springs (15 air-miles E of Darwin), 12° 28’ S, 131° 0YE, N. T.

arnhemicus: Arnhem Land, North Territory. 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.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: WAM R23624 
CommentListed as a synonym of Sphenomorphus crassicaudus by COGGER 1983. 
References
  • 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
  • Greer, A.E. 1990. Notes on reproduction in the skink Sphenomorphus darwiniensis. North. Terr. Nat. 12:27-28
  • Reeder, T.W. 2003. A phylogeny of the Australian Sphenomorphus group (Scincidae: Squamata) and the phylogenetic placement of the crocodile skinks (Tribolonotus): Bayesian approaches to assessing congruence and obtaining confidence in maximum likelihood inferred relatio Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 27: 384–397 - 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
  • Storr,G.M. 1967. The genus Sphenomorphus (Lacertilia, Scincidae) in Western Australia and the Northern Territory. Roy. Sco. West. Aust. 50 (1): 10-20
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
 
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