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Lerista orientalis (DE VIS, 1889)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesNorth-eastern Orange-tailed Slider 
SynonymMiculia orientalis DE VIS 1889
Lerista orientalis — GREER 1967
Lerista orientalis - COGGER 1983: 175
Lerista orentialis - ZOOLOGICAL RECORD
Lerista orientalis — COGGER 2000: 528
Spectrascincus orientalis — WELLS 2012: 290
Lerista orientalis — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (North Territory, Queensland)

Type locality: Barkly Tablelands (ex Gregory Downs), Qld. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: QM presumed lost fide Covacevich (1971) 
Comment 
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.
  • Covacevich, J. 1971. Amphibian and reptile type specimens in the Queensland Museum. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 16: 49-68
  • De Vis, CW. 1889. Characters of a naked-eyed skink apparently new. Proc. Roy. Soc. Queensland 5: 160-161 - get paper here
  • Greer A E 1990. The taxonomic status of Lerista aericeps Storr 1986 with a diagnosis of the Lerista orientalis species group. Rec. West. Austr. Mus. 14 (4): 443-448 - get paper here
  • Greer, Allen E. 1967. A new generic arrangement for some Australian scincid lizards. Breviora (267): 1-19 - get paper here
  • 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. 1991. Revision of Lerista orientalis (Lacertilia: Scincidae) of northern Australia. Rec. West. Austr. Mus. 51 (2): 413-418. - get paper here
  • 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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