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Lerista stylis (MITCHELL, 1955)

IUCN Red List - Lerista stylis - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesArnhem Coast Fine-lined Slider 
SynonymRhodona stylis MITCHELL 1955: 400
Lerista stylis — GREER 1967
Lerista stylis - COGGER 1983: 177
Gavisus stylis — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1984
Lerista stylis — COGGER 2000: 532
Gavisus stylis — WELLS 2012: 116
Lerista stylis — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (North Territory, Queensland)

Type locality: Yirrkala, N. T. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: SAMA R3094 
CommentLimbless (no digits). 
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.
  • Greer, Allen E. 1967. A new generic arrangement for some Australian scincid lizards. Breviora (267): 1-19 - get paper here
  • Mitchell, F. J. 1955. Preliminary account of the Reptilia and Amphibia collected by the National Geographic Society - Commonwealth Government - Smithsonian Institution Expedition to Arnhem Land (April to November, 1948). Rec. South Austral. Mus. 11: 373-408 - 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
  • Wells R W; Wellington C R 1984. A synopsis of the class Reptilia in Australia. Australian Journal of Herpetology 1 (3-4): 73-129 [1983]
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
 
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