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Tribolonotus annectens ZWEIFEL, 1966

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Egerniinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesZweifel's Helmet Skink 
SynonymTribolonotus annectens ZWEIFEL 1966
Tribolonotus annectens — MYS 1988: 147
Tribolonotus annectens — ADLER, AUSTIN & DUDLEY 1995 
DistributionNew Britain, Bismarck Archipelago

Type locality: Mount Sinewit on Gazelle Peninsula (between 1000 and 1200 m), New Britain  
TypesHolotype: BPBM 1001 (Bernice P. Bishop Museum) 
  • Adler,G.H.; Austin,C.C. & Dudley,R. 1995. Dispersal and speciation of skinks among archipelagos in the tropical Pacific Ocean. Evolutionary Ecology 9: 529-541 - get paper here
  • Austin, Christopher C.; Eric N. Rittmeyer, Stephen J. Richards, George R. Zug 2010. Phylogeny, historical biogeography and body size evolution in Pacific Island Crocodile skinks Tribolonotus (Squamata; Scincidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 57 (1): 227-236 - get paper here
  • Mys, Benoit 1988. The zoogeography of the scincid lizards from North Papua New Guinea (Reptilia: Scincidae). I. The distribution of the species. Bull. Inst. Roy. Sci. Nat. Belgique (Biologie) 58: 127-183
  • Zweifel, Richard G. 1966. A New Lizard of the Genus Tribolonotus (Scincidae) from New Britain. American Museum Novitates 2264: 1-12. - get paper here
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