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Sphenomorphus brunneus GREER & PARKER, 1974

IUCN Red List - Sphenomorphus brunneus - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymSphenomorphus brunneus GREER & PARKER 1974
Sphenomorphus brunneus — GREER & SHEA 2004 
DistributionSC Papua New Guinea (from 0 to 4500 ft elevation)

Type locality: Karimui, Chimbu district, Papua New Guinea.  
TypesHolotype: MCZ R-100546; paratypes: MCZ, AMNH, PNGM 
  • Greer, A. E. & F. Parker 1974. The fasciatus group of Sphenomorphus (Lacertilia: Scincidae): notes on eight previously described species and description of three new species. Papua New Guin. Sci. Soc. Proc. [1973] 25: 31-61.
  • Greer, A.E. & Shea, G. 2004. A new character within the taxonomically difficult Sphenomorphus group of Lygosomine skinks, with a description of a new species from New Guinea. Journal of Herpetology 38 (1): 79-87 - get paper here
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