Lerista ingrami STORR, 1991
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Lerista ingrami?
|Higher Taxa||Scincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Common Names||McIvor River Slider|
|Synonym||Lerista ingrami STORR 1991|
Lerista ingrami — COGGER 2000: 761
Spectrascincus ingrami — WELLS 2012: 290
Lerista ingrami — WILSON & SWAN 2010
Type locality: near beach north of mouth of McIver River, QLD [15°07'S 145°15'E].
|Types||Holotype: QM J32396.|
|Comment||Type Species: Lerista ingrami Storr, G.M. (1991 is the type species of the genus Spectrascincus WELLS 2012: 281. WELLS 2012: 47 erected this genus for the species S. ingrami, orientalis, and zonulatus. Unfortunately WELLS did not provide a phylogenetic analysis of the genera into which he broke up Lerista, hence we leave the current genus Lerista intact for the time being.|
Abundance: only known from the type locality (Meiri et al. 2017).
|Etymology||named after Glen Joseph Ingram (born 22 April 1951), Australian herpetologist.|