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Tytthoscincus temmincki (DUMÉRIL & BIBRON, 1839)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymGongylus (Lygosoma) temminckii DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1839: 727
Lygosoma (Homolepida) temmincki — ROUX 1911
Homolepida temmincki — DUNN 1927
Omolepida temmincki — MERTENS 1927: 242
Lygosoma temmincki — DAMMERMAN 1929
Omolepida temmincki — MERTENS 1930: 157
Lygosoma (Sphenomorphus) temmincki — SMITH 1937: 221
Sphenemorphus temmincki — BRYGOO 1985: 107 (in error)
Sphenomorphus temmincki — ISKANDAR 1994
Sphenomorphus temmincki — GRISMER 2006
Tytthoscincus temmincki — GRISMER et al. 2016 
DistributionIndonesia (Java; Sumatra, Celebes [fide SMITH 1937])

Type locality: none given (although DUMÉRIL 1851: 171 says “Java”  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: MHNP 1344 (2918) 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after Coenraad Jacob Temminck (March 31, 1778 - January 30, 1858), Dutch aristocrat and zoologist. 
References
  • Brongersma,L.D. 1942. Notes on scincid lizards. Zool. Meded. R. Mus. Nat. Hist. Leiden 24: 125-152 - get paper here
  • Brygoo,E.R. 1985. Les types des scincidés (Reptiles, Sauriens) du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, catalogue critique. Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. (4e sér.) 7 (sect. A 3), suppl.: 1-126
  • Dammerman, K.W. 1929. On the zoogeography of Java. Treubia 11: 1-88
  • Duméril, A. M. C. and G. Bibron. 1839. Erpétologie Générale on Histoire Naturelle Complète des Reptiles. Vol.5. Roret/Fain et Thunot, Paris, 871 pp. - get paper here
  • Dunn, E. R. 1927. Results of the Douglas Burden Expedition to the Island of Komodo. III.- Lizards from the East Indies. American Museum Novitates (288): 1-13 - get paper here
  • Grismer, L. Lee 2006. Two new species of skinks (Genus Sphenomorphus Fitzinger 1843) from the Seribuat Archipelago, West Malaysia. Herpetological Natural History 9 (2): 151-162.
  • 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. LEE; MOHD ABDUL MUIN, PERRY L. WOOD, JR., SHAHRUL ANUAR, & CHARLES W. LINKEM 2016. The transfer of two clades of Malaysian Sphenomorphus Fitzinger (Squamata: Scincidae) into the genus Tytthoscincus Linkem, Diesmos, & Brown and the description of a new Malaysian swamp-dwelling species Zootaxa 4092 (2): 231–242 - 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
  • Iskandar D. 1994. New scincid lizard of the genus Sphenomorphus (Reptilia, Scincidae), from Java [S. puncticentralis]. Treubia 31 (1): 25-30. - get paper here
  • Kopstein, F. 1938. Ein Beitrag zur Eierkunde und zur Fortpflanzung der Malaiischen Reptilien. Bull. Raffl. Mus. No 14: 81-167
  • Mertens, R. 1930. Die Amphibien und Reptilien der Inseln Bali, Lombok, Sumbawa und Flores. Senck. Naturf. Gesell., Frankfurt am Main, Abhandl. 42(3): 117-344.
  • Roux,J. 1911. Elbert-Sunda-Expedition des Frankfurter Vereins für Geographie und Statistik. Reptilien und Amphibien. Zool. Jahrb. Syst., Jena, 30 (5): 495-508 - 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
  • Stejneger,L. 1908. Three new species of lizards from the Philippine Islands. Proc. US Natl. Mus. 34: 199-204 - get paper here
  • TEYNIÉ, ALEXANDRE; PATRICK DAVID, & ANNEMARIE OHLER 2010. Note on a collection of Amphibians and Reptiles from Western Sumatra (Indonesia), with the description of a new species of the genus Bufo. Zootaxa 2416: 1–43 - get paper here
 
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