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Lobulia stellaris GREER, ALLISON & COGGER, 2005

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymLobulia stellaris GREER, ALLISON & COGGER 2005 
DistributionPapua New Guinea

Type locality: Dokfuma, West Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, 05° 01’ S, 141° 06’ E, elevation 3200 m.  
Reproductionviviparous 
TypesHolotype: AMS (AM) R 127522 
Diagnosis 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after the high altitude distribution of the species (close to the stars, Latin “stellaris”) and after its occurrence in the Star Mountains of Papua New Guinea. 
References
  • Greer, A.E.; Allison, A. & Cogger, H.G. 2005. Four new species of Lobulia (Lacertilia: Scincidae) from high altitude in New Guinea. Herpetological Monographs 19: 153-179 - get paper here
 
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