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Sphenomorphus tersus (SMITH, 1916)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Nakhon Si-Thammarat forest Skink, Thai Forest Skink
G: Nakhon Si-Thammarat-Waldskink 
SynonymLygosoma tersum SMITH 1916: 44
Lygosoma tersum — SMITH 1935: 284
Lygosoma (Sphenomorphus) tersum — SMITH 1937: 220
Sphenomorphus tersus — TAYLOR 1963: 1013
Sphenomorphus tersus — LEONG et al. 2002
Sphenomorphus tersus — DAS & YAAKOB 2007 
DistributionThailand (Nakon Sritamarat Mts. in peninsular Thailand and north to the Isthmus of Kra [Tasan]), Peninsular Malaysia (Selangor)

Type locality: Khao Wang Hip, Nakon Sritamarat Mts., peninsular Siam. Map legend:
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NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
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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
  • Chan-ard,T.; Grossmann,W.; Gumprecht,A. & Schulz,K. D. 1999. Amphibians and reptiles of peninsular Malaysia and Thailand - an illustrated checklist [bilingual English and German]. Bushmaster Publications, Würselen, Gemany, 240 pp. [book review in Russ. J Herp. 7: 87] - get paper here
  • Das, I. & Yaakob, N. 2007. Status of knowledge of the Malaysian herpetofauna. In Status of biological diversity in Malaysia & threat assessment of plant species in Malaysia. in: L. S. L. Chua, L. G. Kirton & L. G. Saw (eds.), Status of biological diversity in Malaysia & threat assessment of plant species in Malaysia. Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Kepong, pp. 31-81
  • Grismer, L. Lee. 2008. A new species of insular skink (Genus Sphenomorphus Fitzinger 1843) from the Langkawi Archipelago, Kedah, West Malaysia with the first report of the herpetofauna of Pulau Singa Besar and an updated checklist of the herpetofauna of Pulau Langkawi. Zootaxa 1691:53-66 - get paper here
  • Grismer, L.L. 2011. Lizards of Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and their adjacent archipelagos. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, 728 pp. [review in Herp. Rev. 43: 155] - get paper here
  • Grismer, L.L.; Ahmad, N. & Kin Onn, C. 2009. A new, diminutive, upland Sphenomorphus Fitzinger 1843 (Squamata: Scincidae) from the Belum-Temengor Forest Complex, Peninsular Malaysia. Zootaxa 2312: 27–38 - get paper here
  • Grismer, L.L.; Wood Jr., P.L. & Grismer, J.L. 2009. A New Insular Species of Skink of the Genus Sphenomorphus Strauch 1887 (Squamata: Scincidae) from Pulau Perhentian Besar, Terengganu, Peninsular Malaysia. Tropical Life Sciences Research, 20(1): 51–69
  • Leong, Tzi Ming, Norsham Suhaina Yaakob and Indraneil Das 2002. Geographic distribution. Sphenomorphus tersus. Herpetological Review 33 (2):149 - get paper here
  • ONN, CHAN KIN; L. LEE. GRISMER, DIONYSIUS S. SHARMA, DAICUS BELABUT, and NORHAYATI AHMA 2009. New herpetofaunal records for Perlis State Park and adjacent areas. Malayan Nature Journal 61(4): 255 - 262
  • Smith, M.A. 1916. Description of three new lizards and a new snake from Siam. J. Nat. Hist. Soc. Siam, London 2 (1): 44-47. - 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.
  • Smith,M.A. 1937. A review of the genus Lygosoma (Scincidae: Reptilia) and its allies. Records of the Indian Museum 39 (3): 213-234
  • SUMARLI, ALEXANDRA; L. LEE GRISMER, PERRY L., JR. WOOD, AMIRRUDIN B. AHMAD, SYED RIZAL, LUKMAN H. ISMAIL, NUR AMALINA MOHD IZAM, NORHAYATI AHMAD, CHARLES W. LINKEM 2016. The first riparian skink (Genus: Sphenomorphus Strauch, 1887) from Peninsular Malaysia and its relationship to other Indochinese and Sundaic species Zootaxa 4173 (1): 029–044 - 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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