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Lerista jacksoni SMITH & ADAMS, 2007

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymLerista jacksoni SMITH & ADAMS 2007
Phaneropis jacksoni — WELLS 2012: 72
Lerista jacksoni — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (Western Australia: Pilbara plateau and adjacent coast)

Type locality: Burrup Peninsula at 20°31'40"S, 116°49'11"E.  
TypesHolotype: WAM R132644*, a female (SVL 34 mm, TL 44 mm) collected by B. Maryan on 30 May 1998. 
EtymologyAfter Gregory Jackson of the Western Australian Museum who has been responsible for the design and layout of many Western Australian Museum publications since 1976. 
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp.
  • Smith, LA; Adams, M 2007. Revision of the Lerista muelleri species-group (Lacertilia: Scincidae) in Western Australia, with a redescription of L. muelleri (Fischer, 1881) and the description of nine new species. Rec. West. Austr. Mus. 23 (4): 309-358 - 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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