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Lygisaurus tanneri INGRAM & COVACEVICH, 1988

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

Type locality: Morgan R Crossing Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
TypesHolotype: QM 
Comment 
Etymologynamed after Charles Tanner (1911-1996), Australian herpetologist specializing in snake venom. 
References
  • 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
  • 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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