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Lygisaurus rococo INGRAM & COVACEVICH, 1988

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesChillagoe Litter-skink 
SynonymLygisaurus rococo INGRAM & COVACEVICH 1988
Lygisaurus rococo — COGGER 2000: 540
Carlia rococo — STUART -FOX et al. 2002
Lygisaurus rococo — DOLMAN & HUGALL 2008 
DistributionAustralia (Queensland)

Type locality: 3.2 km SE Chillagoe P.O. (by rd), Qld. Map legend:
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Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: AMS R112119* (A.Greer & P. Greer, 20.vi.1984).
PARATYPES R112114–18 3.2km SE Chillagoe P.O. (by rd), Qld (A. Greer & P. Greer, 20.vi.1984); R112120–21 14.9 km E Chillagoe P.O. (by rd), Qld (A. Greer & P. Greer, 17.vi.1984). 
Comment 
References
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp.
  • Cogger, H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 6th ed. Ralph Curtis Publishing, Sanibel Island, 808 pp.
  • 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
  • Ingram G; Covacevich J 1988. Revision of the genus Lygisaurus de Vis (Scincidae: Reptilia) in Australia. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 25 (2): 335-354
  • Shea, Glenn M; Sadlier, Ross A 1999. A catalogue of the non-fossil amphibian and reptile type specimens in the collection of the Australian Museum: types currently, previously and purportedly present. TECHNICAL REPORTS OF THE AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM 15, 1999: 1-91
  • Stuart-Fox. Devi M.; Andrew F. Hugall 2002. A molecular phylogeny of rainbow skinks (Scincidae: Carlia): taxonomic and biogeographic implications. Australian Journal of Zoology 50: 39–51 - 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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