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Lampropholis mirabilis INGRAM & RAWLINSON, 1981

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesSaxicoline Sunskink 
SynonymLampropholis mirabilis INGRAM & RAWLINSON 1981
Lampropholis mirabilis — COGGER 2000: 508
Helioscincus mirabilis — WELLS 2002
Lampropholis mirabilis — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (Queensland)

Type locality: Magnetic Is., in 19° 08’ S, 146° 50’ E, NE Qld. 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.
TypesHolotype: QM J24439 
CommentType species: Lampropholis mirabilis INGRAM & RAWLINSON 1981 is the type species of the genus Helioscincus WELLS 2002. 
  • 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.
  • Covacevich J.A., Couper, P.J., McDonald, K.R. 1998. Reptile diversity at risk in the Brigalow Belt, Queensland. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 42 (2): 475-486
  • 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
  • Valentic, Robert 1997. A range extension for the skink Lampropholis mirabilis. Monitor: Journal of the Victorian Herpetological Society 8 (3): 154
  • Wells, R.W. 2002. Some taxonomic changes to the genus Lampropholis (Reptilia: Scincidae) from Australia. Australian Biodiversity Record (8): 1-24 - get paper here
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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