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Lipinia venemai BRONGERSMA, 1953

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesBrongersma's Lipinia 
SynonymLipinia venemai BRONGERSMA 1953
Lipinia venemai — GREER 1974: 11
Lipinia venemai — DAS & AUSTIN 2007 
DistributionW Irian Jaya (Indonesia/New Guinea)

Type locality: Irian Jaya, Vogelkop Peninsula, Ajamaroe  
TypesHolotype: RMNH 9649 
CommentSVL 54.0–57.5 mm; external ear opening present; 2–3 pairs of nuchals; seven suprala- bials; 24 or 26 midbody scale rows; 59–60 longitudinal scale rows between parietals and base of tail; 19–21 lamellae under toe IV; and dorsum deep olive gray, the supraciliary region whitish, broadening posteriorly (from DAS & AUSTIN 2007). 
  • Brongersma, L.D. 1953. Notes on New Guinean reptiles and amphibians. I. Proc. K. Nederl. Akad. Wetensch., ser. C, 56: 137-142.
  • Brongersma,L.D. 1942. Notes on scincid lizards. Zoologische Mededelingen 24: 125-152 - 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
  • Günther, R. 2000. In alten Sammlungen aus Neuguinea entdeckt: Zwei neue Arten der Gattung Lipinia (Squamata: Scincidae). Salamandra 36 (3): 157-174 - get paper here
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