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Sphenomorphus cinereus GREER & PARKER, 1974

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymSphenomorphus cinereus GREER & PARKER 1974 
DistributionPapua New Guinea (Imigabip and Wangbin).

Type locality: Wangbin (4800 ft), northern part of western district of Papua New Guinea, -5.2518116° 141.2411924° (AGD66).  
TypesHolotype: MCZ R-140027 
EtymologyNamed after its color, Latin “cinis, cineris” = ash. 
  • 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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