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Lerista arenicola STORR, 1971

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Sauria (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesBight Slider 
SynonymLerista microtis arenicola STORR 1971
Lerista microtis — COGGER 1983: 175
Nodorha arenicola — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985: 36
Lerista arenicola — STORR 1991
Lerista arenicola — COGGER 2000: 526
Nodorha arenicola — WELLS 2012: 87
Lerista arenicola — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (South Australia, West Australia)

Type locality: Eucla, 31'43’ S, 128° 53’ E, W. A. Map legend:
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: WAM R24608 
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References
  • Cogger,H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 6th ed. Ralph Curtis Publishing, Sanibel Island, 808 pp.
  • Skinner, Adam; Michael S Y Lee and Mark N Hutchinson 2008. Rapid and repeated limb loss in a clade of scincid lizards. [Lerista]. BMC Evolutionary Biology 8:310 - get paper here
  • Skinner, Adam; Michael S. Y. Lee 2010. Plausibility of inferred ancestral phenotypes and the evaluation of alternative models of limb evolution in scincid lizards Biol Lett. 6 (3) 354; doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2009.0840 - get paper here
  • Storr G M. 1991. Revision of Lerista microtis (Lacertilia: Scincidae). Rec. West. Austr. Mus. 51 (2): 469-478 - get paper here
  • Storr, G. M. 1971. The genus Lerista (Lacertilia: Scincidae) in Western Australia. J R. Soc. West. Aust. 54: 59-75
  • Storr, G. M.; L. A. Smith, and R. E. Johnstone 1999. Lizards of Western Australia. I. Skinks. Revised Edition. Western Australian Museum
  • Wilson,S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
 
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