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Lygisaurus malleolus (ROBERTS, COUPER, WORTHINGTON-WILMER, AMEY & ZUG, 2005)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymCarlia malleolus ROBERTS, COUPER, WORTHINGTON-WILMER, AMEY & ZUG in COUPER et al. 2005
Lygisaurus malleolus — DOLMAN & HUGALL 2008 
DistributionAustralia (NE Queensland)

Type locality: Shipton’s Flat, via Cooktown (15° 48’ S, 145° 16’ E). Map legend:
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TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

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Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: QM 
CommentDiagnosis not available as PDF is password-protected. 
References
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp.
  • Couper, P., Covacevich, J., Amey, A. & Baker, A. 2006. The genera of skinks (Family Scincidae) of Australia and its island territories: diversity, distribution and identification. in: Merrick, J.R., Archer, M., Hickey, G.M. & Lee, M.S.Y. (eds.). Evolution and Zoogeography of Australasian Vertebrates. Australian Scientific Publishing, Sydney, pp. 367-384
  • Couper, Patrick J.; Jessica Worthington Wilmer; Lewis Roberts; Andrew P. Amey and George R. Zug 2005. Skinks currently assigned to Carlia aerata (Scincidae : Lygosominae) of north-eastern Queensland: a preliminary study of cryptic diversity and two new species. Australian Journal of Zoology 53 (1): 35-49 - get paper here
  • Dolman, Gaynor & Andrew F. Hugall 2008. Combined mitochondrial and nuclear data enhance resolution of a rapid radiation of Australian rainbow skinks (Scincidae: Carlia). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 49 (3): 782-794 - get paper here
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
 
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