Nannoscincus mariei (BAVAY, 1869)
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Nannoscincus mariei?
|Higher Taxa||Scincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Synonym||Anotis mariei BAVAY 1869: 29|
Lygosoma (Leiolopisma) mariae — SMITH 1937: 224
Anotis mariae - GREER 1974: 19
Nannoscincus mariei — SADLIER 1987: 56
Nannoscincus mariei — BAUER & VINDUM 1990
Nannoscincus mariei — ADLER, AUSTIN & DUDLEY 1995
Nannoscincus mariei — SADLIER et al. 2014
|Distribution||New Caledonia (Mt. Koghis, Goro Plateau)|
Type locality: “Nouvelle-Calédonie” (by implication). Map legend:
- 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.
|Types||Syntypes: BMNH 19188.8.131.52-80 (and possibly additional specimens); lectotype BMNH 19184.108.40.206, designated by Sadlier 1986.|
|Comment||Synonymy: Nannoscincus fuscus GÜNTHER 1872: 42 has been removed from the synonymy of N. mariei by SADLIER 2014.|
Abundance: Common where it is found.
Diagnosis (genus): The species of Nannoscincus are all small in size (maximum snout vent length range 34-52.5 mm) with an *elongate body, *short limbs and digits, and relatively *short tail (maximum tail length range 85-105% of SVL). The ear opening is *diminutive, or absent in some species. [*denotes apomorphic character states within the Eugongylus group as defined by Sadlier, 2010] [SADLIER 1987: 55, SADLIER et al. 2014].
Distribution: see map in SADLIER et al. 2014: 54.
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