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Hemiergis millewae COVENTRY, 1976

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesTriodia Earless Skink 
SynonymHemiergis millewae COVENTRY 1976
Hemiergis millewae — COGGER 1983: 165
Arenicolascincus millewae — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985: 23
Arenicolascincus lami WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985: 24 (nom. nud.)
Hemiergis millewe [sic] — FRANK & RAMUS 1995: 187
Hemiergis millewae — COGGER 2000: 502
Hemiergis millewae — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (New South Wales,South Australia, Victoria, West Australia)

Type locality: Millewa South bore, in 34° 56'28"S, 141'4’ E, Vic. 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: NMV D47410 
CommentType species: Hemiergis millewae COVENTRY 1976 is the type species of the genus Arenicolascincus WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985.

The description and diagnosis of A. lami only refers to “Storr et al. (1981:124, Plate 2.8)” without further details. 
  • 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.
  • Coventry, A. J. 1976. A new species of Hemiergis (Scincidae: Lygosominae) from Victoria. Mem. Natl. Mus. Vict. 37: 23-26
  • 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., Smith, L. A. & Johnstone, R. E. 1981. Lizards of Western Australia. I. Skinks. Perth: University of Western Australia Press and Western Australian Museum, 200 pp.
  • Storr, G. M.; L. A. Smith, and R. E. Johnstone 1999. Lizards of Western Australia. I. Skinks. Revised Edition. Western Australian Museum
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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