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Lobulia stellaris GREER, ALLISON & COGGER, 2005

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
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.  
TypesHolotype: AMS (AM) R 127522 
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. 
  • 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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