Silvascincus tryoni (LONGMAN, 1918)
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Silvascincus tryoni?
|Higher Taxa||Scincidae, Sphenomorphinae (Sphenomorphini), Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Common Names||E: Border Ranges Blue-spectacled, Forest Skink|
|Synonym||Lygosoma (Hinulia) tryoni LONGMAN 1918: 38|
Sphenomorphus tryoni — BUSTARD 1964
Eulamprus tryoni — SADLIER 1998
Eulamprus tryoni — COGGER 2000: 757
Karma tryoni — WELLS 2009
Eulamprus tryoni — WILSON & SWAN 2010
Silvascincus tryoni — SKINNER et al. 2013
Concinnia tryoni — COGGER 2014: 457
Karma tryoni — COGGER 2014: 978 (addendum)
Karma tryoni — SWAN et al 2017
Karma tryoni — SHEA 2019
|Distribution||Australia (New South Wales, Queensland)|
Type locality: Macpherson Ranges, 3000 ft, S Qld.
|Types||Holotype: QM J3023|
Holotype: NFIRM 3212, from Mt. Tambourine, Qld. [Lygosoma tamburinense]
Holotype: AM R6485, from Richmond River, N. S. W. [L. tenuis intermedius]
|Comment||Synonymy partly after COGGER 1983, who lists this species as synonym of Sphenomorphus murrayi.|
Not listed by COGGER 2014.
Limb morphology: 5 digits, 5 toes (Singhal et al. 2018, Cogger 2014)
|Etymology||Named after Henry Tryon (1856-1943), an English scientist. He abandoned medicine in favor of natural science, particularly botany and entomology. He later became an Honorary Assistant at the Queensland Museum and then was officially employed there (1883-1893), becoming Assistant Curator (1885).|
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