Saproscincus saltus HOSKIN, 2013
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Saproscincus saltus?
|Higher Taxa||Scincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Synonym||Saproscincus saltus HOSKIN 2013|
|Distribution||Australia (NE Queensland)|
Type locality: Melville Range (14°16'38" S, 144°29'28" E, elevation 500 m), Cape Melville, north-east Queensland Map legend:
- Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.
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|Types||Holotype: QM J92572, C. J. Hoskin, 20 March 2013.|
Paratypes: QMJ92561, QMJ92562, collection details as for holotype.
|Comment||Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017).|
|Etymology||saltus; from the Latin for leaping. In recognition of the agility of this species across boulders. The species epithet is treated as a noun in apposition.|
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