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Lampropholis colossus INGRAM, 1991

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesBunya Sunskink 
SynonymLampropholis colossus INGRAM 1991: 447
Lampropholis colossus — COGGER 2000: 757
Allengreerus colossus — HOSER 2009 
DistributionAustralia (Queensland)

Type locality: Bunya Mts National Park, SEQ (26°53'S 151°37'E), in rainforesl near Tim Shea Falls. Map legend:
Type locality - Type locality.
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: QM 149687; paratypes: QM 
CommentSize: The species reaches a snout-vent length of 56 mm (n = 13) (Ingram, 1990). 
EtymologyNamed after the skink’s large size. 
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.
  • Ingram G J 1991. Five new skinks from Queensland rainforests. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 30 (3): 443-453
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
 
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