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Sphenomorphus grandisonae TAYLOR, 1962

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Grandison’s Forest Skink
G: Grandisons Waldskink 
SynonymSphenomorphus grandisonae TAYLOR 1962
Sphenomorphus grandisonae — TAYLOR 1963: 1002
Sphenomorphus grandisonae — GREER 2001 
DistributionThailand

Type locality: Ban Tong Pheung, M. Siam  
Reproduction 
TypesType: BMNH 1935.11.5.13 (and possibly additional specimens). 
CommentOne of the smallest skinks known (max. SVL about 30 mm)

Abundance: only known from the type specimen (Meiri et al. 2017). 
References
  • Chan-ard, T., Parr, J.W.K. & Nabhitabhata, J. 2015. A field guide to the reptiles of Thailand. Oxford University Press, NY, 352 pp. [see book reviews by Pauwels & Grismer 2015 and Hikida 2015 for corrections] - get paper here
  • Greer, Allen E. 2001. Distribution of maximum snout-vent length among species of Scincid lizards. Journal of Herpetology 35 (3): 383-395 - get paper here
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
  • Taylor, E.H. 1962. New oriental reptiles. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 43: 209-263 - get paper here
  • Taylor, E.H. 1963. The lizards of Thailand. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 44: 687-1077. - get paper here
 
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