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Lankascincus deignani (TAYLOR, 1950)

IUCN Red List - Lankascincus deignani - Endangered, EN

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae (Ristellidae), Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesDeignan Tree Skink 
SynonymSphenomorphus deignani TAYLOR 1950
Lankascincus deignani - GREER 1991
Lankascincus deignani — DAS 1996: 46
Sphenomorphus deignani — DAS 1996: 48
Lankascincus deignani — AUSTIN et al. 2004 
DistributionSri Lanka

Type locality: Mount Gannoruwa (Gangarowa ?), Peradeniya, Kandy District, Ceylon. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: USNM 120326 
Comment 
References
  • Austin, C.C.; Das, I. & De Silva, A. 2004. Higher-level molecular phylogenetic relationships of the endemic genus Lankascincus from Sri Lanka based on nuclear DNA sequences. Lyriocephalus 5 (1-2): 11-22 [special issue] - get paper here
  • Batuwita, Sudesh and Rohan Pethiyagoda 2007. Description of new species of Sri Lankan Litter Skink (Squamata: Scincidae: Lankascincus). Ceylon Journal of Science (Bio. Sci.) 36(2):80-87
  • Greer A E 1991. Lankascincus, a new genus of scincid lizards from Sri Lanka, with descriptions of three new species. Journal of Herpetology 25 (1): 59-64 - get paper here
  • Somaweera, R. & Somaweera, N. 2009. Lizards of Sri Lanka: a colour guide with field keys. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 304 pp.
  • Taylor, Edward H. 1950. Ceylones lizards of the family Scincidae. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 33 (2): 481-518 - get paper here
  • Wickramasinghe, L.J. MENDIS; Rodrigo, R.; Dayawansa, N. & Jayantha, U.L.D. 2007. Two new species of Lankascincus (Squamata: Scincidae) from Sripada Sanctuary (Peak Wilderness), in Sri Lanka. Zootaxa 1612: 1–24 - get paper here
 
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