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Lerista maculosa STORR, 1991

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesSpotted Broad-blazed Slider 
SynonymLerista maculosa STORR 1991
Lerista maculosa — COGGER 2000: 761 
DistributionAustralia (West Australia)

Type locality: 5 km W Overlander, WA [26°24'S 114°25'E]. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: WAM R95921. 
CommentSynonymy: WELLS 2012: 134 lists this species as a synonym of Telchinoscincus (= Lerista) uniduo STORR 1984. This seems to be based on note 68 in Aplin & Smith 2001 who say “Following Aplin et al. (submitted) we treat Lerista maculosa Storr, 1991 as a probable junior synonym of L. uniduo 1984.” According to Glenn Shea (pers. comm., 19 Apr 2017) this paper never got published though. 
EtymologyLatin for covered in spots. 
References
  • Aplin, K.P. and L.A. Smith 2001. Checklist of the frogs and reptiles of Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement No. 63: 51–74
  • 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.
  • Storr G M 1991. Four new members of the Lerista nichollsi complex (Lacertilia: Scincidae). Rec. West. Austr. Mus. 15 (1) 1991: 139-147 - get paper here
 
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