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Lerista picturata (FRY, 1914)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesSouthern Robust Slider 
SynonymLygosoma (Rhodona) picturatum FRY 1914
Rhodona picturata — SMITH 1937: 230
Lygosoma (Rhodona) picturatum — GLAUERT 1960: 98
Lerista picturata — GREER 1967
Lerista picturata — COGGER 1983: 176
Lerista picturata — COGGER 2000: 528
Aphroditia picturata — WELLS 2012: 181
Lerista picturata — WILSON & SWAN 2010
Lerista picturata — GLAUERT 1960 
DistributionAustralia (southern interior of West Australia)

Type locality: Boulder, W. A.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: AMS (AM) R3101 
CommentThe former subspecies edwardsae and baynesi have been elevated to species status. 
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.
  • Fry, D. B. 1914. On a collection of reptiles and batrachians from Western Australia. Rec. West. Austral. Mus. 1:174-210 - get paper here
  • Greer, Allen E. 1967. A new generic arrangement for some Australian scincid lizards. Breviora (267): 1-19 - get paper here
  • Rabosky, Daniel L.; Stephen C. Donnellan, Michael Grundler, and Irby J.  Lovette 2014. Analysis and Visualization of Complex Macroevolutionary Dynamics: An Example from Australian Scincid Lizards. Syst Biol 2014 63: 610-627 - get paper here
  • Smith,M.A. 1937. A review of the genus Lygosoma (Scincidae: Reptilia) and its allies. Records of the Indian Museum 39 (3): 213-234
  • Storr G M. 1991. Revision of Lerista picturata (Lacertilia Scincidae) of Southern Australia. Rec. West. Austr. Mus. 15 (3): 529-534. - get paper here
  • Storr, G. M. 1971. The genus Lerista (Lacertilia: Scincidae) in Western Australia. J R. Soc. West. Aust. 54: 59-75
  • 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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