Proablepharus naranjicaudus GREER, FISHER & HORNER, 2004
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|Higher Taxa||Scincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Synonym||Proablepharus naranjicaudus GREER, FISHER & HORNER 2004|
Proablepharus naranjicaudus — WILSON & SWAN 2010
|Distribution||Australia (Northern Territory)|
Type locality: 8 km south-west of Cattle Creek Homestead, Cattle Creek Station, Northern Territory, Australia, 17° 37.82'S, 131° 26.09'E. Map legend:
- Type locality.
- Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.
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|Types||Holotype: NTM R.26028, collected by H. Puckey and C. Brock, 14 September 1999, from Astrebla grassland. PARATYPES - NTM R.18733, Kidman Springs, 160 04.70'S 1300 59.45'E, collected by J. Woinarski, 24 October 1997, from Bauhinia open woodland; NTM R.18734 and R.18743, Victoria River Downs Station, 160 22.07'S 131 0 08.77'E, collected by J. Woinarski 11 November 1997; NTM R.18744, Victoria River Downs Station, 160 18.48'S 131 0 1O.19'E, collected by J. Woinarski, 8 November 1997; NTM R.21538, Kirkimbie Station, 170 51.78' S 1290 07 .56' E, collected by A. Fisher, 8 June 1995, from Astrebla grassland on cracking-clay plain; NTM R.21539-21540, Kirkimbie Station, 17" 52.79'S 1290 08.04'E, collected by A. Fisher, 9 June 1995, from Astrebla grassland on cracking-clay plain; NTM R.22799-22800, Kirkimbie Station, 17" 49.49'S 129 0 08.47'E, collected by A. Fisher, I October 1996; NTM R.23241, R.23245- 23246, Mount Sanford Station, 17" 11.80'S 1300 53.64'E, collected by A. Fisher, 6-7 December 1996; NTM R.23650-23652, Mount Sanford Station, 170 06.61 'S 1300 52.62'E, collected by A. Fisher, 20 November 1997; NTM R.26017, 23 km southsouthwest of Willeroo Homestead, Willeroo Station, 15 0 27.09'S 131 0 36.00'E, collected by H. Puckey, 28 September 1999; NTM R.26372, Spirit Hills Station, Keep River Fiats, 150 21.29'S 1290 09.05'E, collected by G. Wallace, 19 October 1996; WAM R145998, 2.6 km east of bed of Keep River on Legune Station road, 150 23.88'S 1290 05.12'E.|
|Comment||Diagnosis. Proablepharus naranjicaudus sp. nov. can be distinguished from all other species in the genus by the following combination of characters: supraoculars four, first two contacting frontal; frontoparietals and interparietal fused into a single scale; supraciliaries usually six; upper preocular small or absent; postsupralabials usually one, and subdigital lamellae of pes tri-mucronate.|
|Etymology||The species name naranjicaudus is from the Arabic for "orange" and the Latin for "tail".|
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