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Sphenomorphus megalops (ANNANDALE, 1906)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymLygosoma megalops ANNANDALE 1906: 190
Lygosoma megalops — SMITH 1935: 289
Sphenomorphus megalops — TAYLOR 1953
Sphenomorphus megalops — DAS 1996: 48
Sphenomorphus megalops — SOMAWEERA & SOMAWEERA 2009 
DistributionSri Lanka  
  • Annandale, Nelson 1906. New and interesting lizards in the Colombo Museum. Spol. Zeyl. 3: 189-192
  • Batuwita, Sudesh and Rohan Pethiyagoda 2007. Description of new species of Sri Lankan Litter Skink (Squamata: Scincidae: Lankascincus). Ceylon Journal of Science (Bio. Sci.) 36(2):80-87
  • Greer A E 1991. Lankascincus, a new genus of scincid lizards from Sri Lanka, with descriptions of three new species. Journal of Herpetology 25 (1): 59-64 - get paper here
  • Smith,M.A. 1935. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Reptiles and Amphibia, Vol. II. Sauria. Taylor and Francis, London, 440 pp.
  • Somaweera, R. & Somaweera, N. 2009. Lizards of Sri Lanka: a colour guide with field keys. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 304 pp.
  • Taylor, E.H. 1953. A review of the lizards of Ceylon. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 35 (12): 1525-1585 - get paper here
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