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Lipinia surda BOULENGER, 1900

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesMalaysian Striped Skink 
SynonymLygosoma surdum BOULENGER 1900
Lipinia surda — LIM & LIM 1999
Lipinia surda — DAS & AUSTIN 2007
Lipinia surda — GRISMER 2011: 604 
DistributionWest Malaysia (Perlis, Selangor, Pulau Tioman), Thailand

Type locality: “Sungai Buloh River” and “Kuala Lumpur”, SElangor, Peninsular Malaysia.  
TypesSyntype: BMNH 1946.8.16.52 
CommentStatus unclear fide MANTHEY & GROSSMANN (1997).

supralabial IV and V contact orbit of eye; preanals subequal to ventral scales; and dorsum uniform brown (from DAS & AUSTIN 2007). 
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1900. Description of two new lizards from Selangor. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 13: 333-334. - get paper here
  • Chan-ard, T., Parr, J.W.K. & Nabhitabhata, J. 2015. A field guide to the reptiles of Thailand. Oxford University Press, NY, 352 pp. [see book reviews by Pauwels & Grismer 2015 and Hikida 2015 for corrections] - get paper here
  • Das, I. & Austin, C.C. 2007. New Species of Lipinia (Squamata: Scincidae) from Borneo, Revealed by Molecular and Morphological Data. Journal of Herpetology 41 (1): 61 - get paper here
  • GRISMER, L. LEE; LUKMAN H. B. ISMAIL, MUHAMMAD TAUFIK AWANG, <br />SYED A. RIZAL & AMIRRUDIN B. AHMAD 2014. A new species of lowland skink (genus Lipinia Gray, 1845) from northeastern Peninsular Malaysia. Zootaxa 3821 (4): 457–464
  • GRISMER, L. LEE; PERRY L. JR. WOOD, MUHAMMAD F. SYAFIQ, BAIZUL H. BADLI-SHAM, SYED A. RIZAL, AMIRRUDIN B. AHMAD, EVAN S. H. QUAH 2016. On the taxonomy and phylogeny of the skinks Lipinia sekayuensis Grismer, Ismail, Awang, Rizal, & Ahmad and Lipinia surda Boulenger from Peninsular Malaysia. Zootaxa 4147 (1): 059–066
  • Grismer, L.L. 2011. Amphibians and reptiles of the Seribuat Archipelago. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, 239 pp.
  • Grismer, L.L. 2011. Lizards of Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and their adjacent archipelagos. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, 728 pp. [review in Herp. Rev. 43: 155] - get paper here
  • Lim, K.K.P. & Ng, H.H. 1999. The terrestrial herpetofauna of Pulau Tioman, Peninsular Malaysia. Raffles Bull. Zool., Suppl. No. 6: 131-155 - get paper here
  • Manthey, U. & Grossmann, W. 1997. Amphibien & Reptilien Südostasiens. Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 512 pp. - get paper here
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