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Sphenomorphus papuae (KINGHORN, 1928)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymLygosoma papuae KINGHORN 1928: 292
Sphenomorphus papuae — GREER et al. 2004 
DistributionPapua New Guinea

Type locality: Mt. Lamington district, Northern Division, Papua  
TypesHolotype: AMS (AM) R9357 
  • 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
  • Kinghorn, J. R. 1928. Notes on Some Reptiles and Batrachians from the Northern Division of Papua, With Descriptions of New Species of Apisthocalamus and Lygosoma. Rec. Austral. Mus. 16: 289-293. - get paper here
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