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Cryptoblepharus balinensis BARBOUR, 1911

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae (Eugongylini), Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
SubspeciesCryptoblepharus balinensis balinensis BARBOUR 1911
Cryptoblepharus balinensis sumbawanus MERTENS 1928 
Common Names 
SynonymCryptoblepharus boutonii balinensis BARBOUR 1911: 18
Ablepharus boutonii balinensis — MERTENS 1931: 167
Cryptoblepharus balinensis — GREER 1974: 21
Cryptoblepharus balinensis — ISKANDAR & ERDELEN 2006
Cryptoblepharus baliensis baliensis [sic] — HORNER 2007

Cryptoblepharus balinensis sumbawanus MERTENS 1928
Cryptoblepharus boutonii sumbawanus MERTENS 1928: 85
Ablepharus boutonii sumbawanus — MERTENS 1931: 161
Cryptoblepharus sumbawanus — GREER 1974: 21
Cryptoblepharus baliensis sumbawanus [sic] — HORNER 2007
Cryptoblepharus boutonii sumbawanus — BÖHME 2014: 153 
DistributionIndonesia (Bali; (probably) introduced to E Java, Karimunjawa and Kangean Islands; Madura, Lombok and W Sumbawa.)

baliensis (fide HORNER 2007): Madura and Parang Island off northern Java, eastern Java, Saobi Island in the Kangean island group, Buleleng district of northern Bali and at Ekas, Laboehan Hadji, Narmada and Selong on Lombok (Mertens 1964); Type locality: Buleleng [= Boeloeleng], Boeboe, Bali

sumbawanus: Indonesia (Sumbawa); Type locality: Sumbawa-Besar, western Sumbawa  
TypesHolotype: MCZ 7480
Holotype: SMF 22096; Paratypes: MZB Lace, ZFMK 95263 (ex-ZMB 64312), ZMB [sumbawanus] 
CommentHabitat: trees 
EtymologyNamed after its type locality. 
  • Barbour, T. 1911. New lizards and a new toad from the Dutch East Indies, with notes on other species. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 24: 15-22. - get paper here
  • Böhme, Wolfgang 2014. Herpetology in Bonn. Mertensiella 21. vi + 256 pp. - get paper here
  • Brongersma,L.D. 1942. Notes on scincid lizards. Zoologische Mededelingen 24: 125-152 - get paper here
  • Greer, A.E. 1974. The generic relationships of the scincid lizard genus Leiolopisma and its relatives. Australian Journal of Zoology 31: 1-67. - get paper here
  • Horner, P. 2007. Systematics of the snake-eyed skinks, Cryptoblepharus Wiegmann (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae) - an Australian based review. The Beagle Supplement 3: 21-198
  • Iskandar, Djoko T. and Walter R. Erdelen 2006. Conservation of amphibians and reptiles in Indonesia: issues and problems. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 4 (1): 60-87 - get paper here
  • 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.
  • Mertens,R. 1928. Neue Inselrassen von Cryptoblepharus boutonii (Desjardin). Zool. Anz. 78: 82-89.
  • Mertens,R. 1931. Ablepharus boutonii (DESJARDIN) und seine geographische Variation. Zool. Jahrb. Syst. 61: 63-210
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