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Papuascincus phaeodes (VOGT, 1932)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymLygosoma phaeodes VOGT 1932: 289
Lobulia phaeodes - GREER 1974
Papuascincus phaeodes - ALLISON & GREER 1986 
DistributionNew Guinea (endemic to Irian Jaya, Indonesia)

Type locality: Deutsch-Neu-Guinea [= Papua New Guinea]  
TypesHolotype: ZMB 25696; coll. Dr. Joseph Bürgers; Paratype: ZMB 25689 (unlocated); same data as holotype. 
  • Allison A; Greer A E 1986. Egg shells with pustulate surface structures: basis for a new genus of New Guinea skinks (Lacertilia: Scincidae). Journal of Herpetology 20 (1): 116-119 - get paper here
  • Vogt,T. 1932. Beitrag zur Reptilienfauna der ehemaligen Kolonie Deutsch-Neuguinea. Sitzungsber. Gesell. Naturf. Freunde Berlin 5-7: 281-294
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