Sphenomorphus cryptotis DAREVSKY, ORLOV & CUC, 2004
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Sphenomorphus cryptotis?
|Higher Taxa||Scincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Synonym||Sphenomorphus cryptotis DAREVSKY, ORLOV & CUC 2004|
|Distribution||N Vietnam (Quang Ning Province, Quy Chang district, Nghe An Province)|
Type locality: Yen Tu mountain ridge, Uong Bi,Quang Ning Province Map legend:
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|Types||Holotype: ZISP 22904|
|Comment||Diagnosis. A slender medium sized Sphenomorphus without external ear opening and slightly recessed auricular depression; auricular lobules absent; 6 supraoculars; 10 – 12 supraciliaries; 7 supralabial; 36 – 39 scale rows; nuchals present; 16 – 21 lamellae beneath fourth toe; limbs moderate (do not, or only just overlap when adpressed); a pair of enlarged preanals; tail long, compressed laterally.|
|Etymology||The species name cryptotis call attention to the absence of the external ear opening (from Greek cryptos- secretive, and otis– ear).|
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