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Niveoscincus coventryi (RAWLINSON, 1975)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesSouthern Forest Cool-skink 
SynonymLeiolopisma coventryi RAWLINSON 1975
Litotescincus coventryi — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985: 33
Pseudemoia coventryi - FRANK & RAMUS 1995
Niveoscincus coventryi - HUTCHINSON et al. 1990
Niveoscincus coventryi — MELVILLE & SWAIN 2000
Niveoscincus coventryi — COGGER 2000: 561
Harrisoniascincus coventryi — GREER 2005 (online)
Carinascincus coventryi — COGGER 2014: 426 
DistributionAustralia (SE New South Wales, Victoria)

Type locality: 2 km N of Mt. St. Leonard, in 37° 33’ S, 145° 32’ E, Vic. Map legend:
Type locality - Type locality.
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.
 
Reproductionviviparous 
TypesHolotype: NMV D40080 
CommentHabitat: Ground, wet sclerophyll forest, 900 m elevation. 
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.
  • Greer, Allen E. 1982. A new species of Leiolopisma (Lacertilia: Scincidae) from Western Australia. Rec. Austral. Mus. 34 (12): 549-573 - get paper here
  • Hutchinson M N; Donnellan S C; Baverstock P R; Krieg M; Simms S; Burgin S 1990. Immunological relationships and generic revision of the Australian lizards assigned to the genus Leiolopisma (Scincidae: Lygosominae). Australian Journal of Zoology 38 (5): 535-554 - get paper here
  • Hutchinson, M.N. 1979. The reptiles of Kinglake National Park. Victorian Naturalist 96: 124-134
  • Hutchinson,M.D. & Schwaner,T.D. 1991. Genetic relationships among the Tasmanian scincid lizards of the genus Niveoscincus. Journal of Herpetology 25 (1): 49-58 - get paper here
  • Melville, Jane; Swain, Roy 2000. Evolutionary relationships between morphology, performance and habitat openness in the lizard genus Niveoscincus (Scincidae: Lygosominae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 70: 667–683. - get paper here
  • Melville,J. & SWAIN,R. 2000. Mitochondrial DNA-sequence based phylogeny and biogeography of the snow skinks (Squamata: Scincidae: Niveoscincus) of Tasmania. Herpetologica 56 (2): 196-208 - get paper here
  • Rawlinson,P.A. 1975. Two new lizard species from the genus Leiolopisma (Scincidae: Lygosominae) in south-eastern Australia and Tasmania. Mem. Natl. Mus. Victoria 36: 1-16
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
 
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