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Pseudemoia baudini (GREER, 1982)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesBight C oast Skink 
SynonymLeiolopisma baudini STORR et al. 1981: 27 [Nomen nudum]
Leiolopisma baudini GREER 1982
Claireascincus baudini — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985
Pseudemoia baudini — HUTCHINSON et al. 1990
Pseudemoia baudini — HUTCHINSON & DONNELLAN 1992
Pseudemoia baudini — COGGER 2000: 561
Claireascincus baudinii — GREER 2005 (online) 
DistributionAustralia (coastal Western Australia, coastal South Australia)

Type locality: "west of Point Culver", Western Australia at 124"32'E and 32°53'S.  
TypesHolotype: WAM R44969; collected by Mr Michael G. Brooker on 28 October 1973. Sex: male. 
EtymologyNamed after Nicholas Baudin (1756-1803), French naturalist and Commander-in-Chief of a French voyage of discovery along the western and southern coasts of Australia between 1801 and 1803. 
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  • 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. 1992. Taxonomy and genetic variation in the Australian lizards of the genus Pseudemoia (Scincidae Lygosominae). Journal of Natural History 26 (1): 215-264.
  • 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
  • Storr, G. M., Smith, L. A. & Johnstone, R. E. 1981. Lizards of Western Australia. I. Skinks. Perth: University of Western Australia Press and Western Australian Museum, 200 pp.
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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