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Cryptoblepharus renschi MERTENS, 1928

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymCryptoblepharus boutonii renschi MERTENS 1928
Ablepharus boutonii renschi — MERTENS 1931: 154
Ablepharus boutonii renschi — DAREVSKY 1964
Cryptoblepharus renschi — GREER 1974: 21
Cryptoblepharus renschi — TER BORG 2007
Cryptoblepharus renschi — HORNER 2007: 157 
DistributionIndonesia (Komodo, Padar and Sumba, Pulau Longo; probably W Flores; introduced to Kangean Islands, Bali). Mertens (1931) stated that the form is restricted to Sumba.

Western islands of Nusa Tenggara Timur Province, Indonesia. Known from Kambaniroe (near Waingapu) (Mertens 1928b) and Kambera (Mertens 1964, cited in Horner 2007).

Type locality: Kambaniroe bei Waingapoe, Nordost-Sumba  
TypesHolotype: SMF 22095 
CommentThe E. caeruleocauda shown in ter Borg (2005) is actually Cryptoblepharus renschi (ter Borg 2007). 
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  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Brongersma,L.D. 1942. Notes on scincid lizards. Zoologische Mededelingen 24: 125-152 - get paper here
  • Darevsky, l. S. 1964. Die Reptilien der Inseln Komodo, Padar und Rintja im Kleinen Sunda-Archipel, Indonesien. Senckenbergiana biologica 43 (3/5): 563-576
  • 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
  • Janiawati, Ida Ayu Ari; Mirza Dikari Kusrini, Ani Mardiastuti 2016. Structure and Composition of Reptile Communities in Human Modified Landscape in Gianyar Regency, Bali. HAYATI Journal of Biosciences, doi:10.1016/j.hjb.2016.06.006 - get paper here
  • Mertens, R. 1928. Herpetologische Mitteilungen. XXII. Zur Herpetofauna der Insel Sumba. Senckenbergiana 10: 229-231.
  • 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
  • ter Borg, J. 2005. Mariene herpetologie en enkele andere herpetologische waarnemingen op en rond Bali, Lombok en Komodo (Indonesië). Lacerta 63 (6): 242-256 - get paper here
  • ter Borg, J. 2007. Reptielen van Bali, een aanvulling. Lacerta 65 (1): 42 - get paper here
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