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Lerista bunglebungle STORR, 1991

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesBunglebungle Robust Slider 
SynonymLerista bunglebungle STORR 1991
Lerista bunglebungle — COGGER 2000: 759
Aphroditia bunglebungle — WELLS 2012: 168
Lerista bunglebungle — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (Western Australia)

Type locality: Bungle Bungle National Park, WA [17°29'S 128°22'E].  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: WAM R103484. 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: A member of the L. macropisthopus group with 2 fingers, 3 toes and dark dorsal spots and upper lateral stripe, most like L. desertorum but having contiguous nasals, 4 supraciliaries and 6 rows of dorsal spots. 
CommentOnly known from the holotype (Amey et al. 2005).

Abundance: only known from the type locality (Meiri et al. 2017). 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. 
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.
  • 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
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
  • Storr G M. 1991. Partial revision of the Lerista macropisthopus group (Lacertilia: Scincidae). Rec. West. Austr. Mus. 15 (1): 149-161 - 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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