Glaphyromorphus othelarrni HOSKIN & COUPER, 2014
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Glaphyromorphus othelarrni?
|Higher Taxa||Scincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Common Names||Cape Melville Bar-lipped Skink|
|Synonym||Glaphyromorphus othelarrni HOSKIN & COUPER 2014|
|Distribution||Australia (NE Queensland)|
Type locality: Melville Range (14°16'33" S, 144°29'32" E, elevation 460 m elevation), Cape Melville, north-east Queensland
|Types||Holotype: QM J93341, C. J. Hoskin & H. B. Hines, 13 December 2013. Paratypes: QMJ93339, QMJ93340, collection details as for holotype; QMJ92570, QMJ92571, Melville Range (14°16'33" S, 144°29'32" E, elevation 460 m a.s.l), C. J. Hoskin, 20 March 2013; QMJ92553, QMJ92554, Melville Range (14°18'55" S, 144°29'50" E, 110 m a.s.l.), C. J. Hoskin & K. Aland, 9 February 2013.|
|Comment||Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017).|
|Etymology||Othelarrni means ‘He Listens’ and this was a name given to Bob Flinders, who was born in the Cape Melville area and who passed on much of the knowledge and responsibility for that country to the current generation of its Traditional Owners. The species was named by the bubu gudjin of Cape Melville, the Traditional Owners who have the responsibility to speak for the land where the species live.|
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