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Lampropholis amicula INGRAM & RAWLINSON, 1981

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae (Eugongylini), Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Friendly Sunskink 
SynonymLampropholis amicula INGRAM & RAWLINSON 1981
Lampropholis amicula — COGGER 2000: 505
Adrasteia amicula — WELLS 2002
Lampropholis amicula — COUPER et al. 2006: 381
Adrasteiascincus amicula — WELLS 2010 
DistributionAustralia (New South Wales, Queensland)

Type locality: 3 km E of Lake Coolamera, in 26° 02’ S, 153° 05’ E, SE Qld.  
TypesHolotype: QM J24333 
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp. - get paper here
  • Cogger, H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 6th ed. Ralph Curtis Publishing, Sanibel Island, 808 pp.
  • Couper, P., Covacevich, J., Amey, A. & Baker, A. 2006. The genera of skinks (Family Scincidae) of Australia and its island territories: diversity, distribution and identification. in: Merrick, J.R., Archer, M., Hickey, G.M. & Lee, M.S.Y. (eds.). Evolution and Zoogeography of Australasian Vertebrates. Australian Scientific Publishing, Sydney, pp. 367-384
  • Ingram G; Rawlinson P 1981. Five new species of skinks (genus Lampropholis) from Queensland and New South Wales. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 20 (2): 311-317 - get paper here
  • Swan, G.; Sadlier, R.; Shea, G. 2017. A field guide to reptiles of New South Wales. Reed New Holland, 328 pp.
  • Wells, R.W. 2002. Some taxonomic changes to the genus Lampropholis (Reptilia: Scincidae) from Australia. Australian Biodiversity Record (8): 1-24 - get paper here
  • Wells, R.W. 2011. Some Taxonomic and Nomenclatural Considerations on the Class Reptilia in Australia. Comments on the Genus Lampropholis and Related Genera in the Family Scincidae. Australian Biodiversity Record (1): 1-22 [2010]
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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