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Saproscincus eungellensis SADLIER, COUPER, COLGAN, VANDERDUYS, & RICKARD, 2005

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae (Eugongylini), Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Eungella Shadeskink 
SynonymSaproscincus eungellensis SADLIER et al. 2005 
DistributionAustralia (mid-eastern Queensland: Mackay coast), above 700 m elevation.

Type locality: upper Finch Hatton Creek (21° 09’ S, 148° 38’ E).  
TypesHolotype: QM J76811 
CommentHabitat: high-altitude rainforest. 
EtymologyNamed after its type locality. 
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp. - get paper here
  • Sadlier, R.A.; Couper, P.J.; Colgan, D.J.; Vanderduys, E.; Rickard, E. 2005. A new species of scincid lizard, Saproscincus eungellensis, from mid-eastern Queensland. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 51(2): 559-571. - get paper here
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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