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Lamprolepis nieuwenhuisii (LIDTH DE JEUDE, 1905)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Lygosominae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesE: Nieuwenhuis' Skink 
SynonymLygosoma nieuwenhuisi LIDTH DE JEUDE 1905
Dasia nieuwenhuisi — SMITH 1937: 226
Lamprolepis nieuwenhuisi — GREER 1970
Dasia nieuwenhuisi — MANTHEY 1983: 26
Lamprolepis nieuwenhuisii — DAS 2004 
DistributionIndonesia, Malaysia (Borneo)

Type locality: “Long Bloe” (= Long Blu or Bloéoe, on the upper reaches of Sungei Mahakam, Kalimantan Tengah Province, Indonesia (00° 43’ N, 114° 25’ E)  
TypesHolotype: RMNH 4455 
CommentArboreal. Has been confused with L. vyneri (e.g. Lloyd et al. 1968). 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Das , I. 2004. Lizards of Borneo. Natural History Publications, Kota Kinabalu, Borneo
  • Das, Indraneil 2004. A new locality for the rare bornean Skink, Lamprolepis vyneri (Shelford, 1905) (Sauria: Scincidae). Asiatic Herpetological Research 10: 241-244 - get paper here
  • Greer, Allen Eddy, Jr. 1970. The Relationships of the Skinks Referred to the Genus Dasia. Breviora (348): 1-30 - get paper here
  • Lidth DE JEUDE, T.W. VAN 1905. Zoological results of the Dutch Scientific Expedition to Central-Borneo. The reptiles. Notes from the Leyden Museum 25 (4): 187-202. - get paper here
  • Malkmus, R.; Manthey, U.; Vogel, G. Hoffmann, P. & Kosuch, J. 2002. Amphibians and reptiles of Mount Kinabalu (North Borneo). A.R.G. Ganther Verlag, Rugell, 404 pp.
  • Manthey,U. 1983. Exkursion am Mt. Kinabalu (4101 m), Nordborneo, Teil 3: Checkliste der Herpetofauna oberhalb 600 m ü. NN. Herpetofauna 5 (23): 20-31 - 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
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