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Sphenomorphus mimikanum (BOULENGER, 1914)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymLygosoma mimikanum BOULENGER 1914: 257
Lygosoma (Parotosaurus) mimikanum — DE ROOIJ 1915: 169
Otosaurus mimikanum — SMITH 1937: 218
Otosaurus mimikanus — MITTLEMAN 1952
Sphenomorphus mimikanus — LINKEM et al. 2010 
DistributionNew Guinea

Type locality: Mimika River  
Reproduction 
TypesType: BMNH 1946.8.15.11 (and possibly additional specimens). 
CommentPreliminary entry. Current status/name unclear. 
References
  • Boulenger,G.A. 1914. An annotated list of the batrachians and reptiles collected by the British Ornithologists' Union Expedition and the Wollaston Expedition in Dutch New Guinea. Trans. Zool. Soc. London 20 (5): 247-275 - get paper here
  • de Rooij, N. de 1915. The Reptiles of the Indo-Australian Archipelago. I. Lacertilia, Chelonia, Emydosauria. Leiden (E. J. Brill), xiv + 384 pp.
  • Linkem, C.W.; Diesmos, A.C.; Brown, R.M. 2010. A NEW SPECIES OF SCINCID LIZARD (GENUS SPHENOMORPHUS) FROM PALAWAN ISLAND, PHILIPPINES. Herpetologica 66 (1): 67–79 - get paper here
  • Mittleman, M.B. 1952. A generic synopsis of the Lizards of the Subfamily Lygosominae. Smithson. misc. Collns, 117: 1-35. - get paper here
  • Smith,M.A. 1937. A review of the genus Lygosoma (Scincidae: Reptilia) and its allies. Records of the Indian Museum 39 (3): 213-234
  • Whitaker,R.; Whitaker,Z. & Mills,D. 1982. Reptiles of Papua New Guinea. Wildlife in New Guinea (82/2): 1-53
 
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