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Lerista kalumburu STORR, 1976

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesKalumburu Slider 
SynonymLerista kalumburu STORR 1976: 250
Lerista kalumburu — COGGER 1983: 173
Lerista kalumburu — COGGER 2000: 521
Marrunisauria kalumburu — WELLS 2012: 227
Lerista kalumburu — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (Western Australia: Northern Kimberley)

Type locality: Kalumburu, 14° 18’ S, 126'38’ E, W. A. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: WAM R27915 
CommentDiagnosis. A species of Lerista with two or three toes, forelimb with a single digit or a stump, a free eyelid, frontoparietals not fused to interparietal, four or five supraciliaries all in contact, three supraoculars, and no more than five nuchals (AMEY & WORTHINGTON WILMER 2014). 
References
  • AMEY, ANDREW P. & JESSICA WORTHINGTON WILMER 2014. Morphological diversity and genetic structure within Lerista kalumburu Storr, 1976 (Squamata: Scincomorpha: Sphenomorphidae)—taxonomic implications. Zootaxa 3821 (2): 239–252
  • 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
  • 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
  • Storr, G. M. 1976. Revisionary notes on the Lerista (Lacertilia: Scincidae) of Western Australia. Rec. West. Aust. Mus. 4: 241-256 - get paper here
  • Storr, G. M., Smith, L. A. & Johnstone, R. E. 1981. Lizards of Western Australia. I. Skinks. Perth: University of Western Australia Press and Western Australian Museum, 200 pp.
  • 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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