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Cryptoblepharus rutilus (PETERS, 1879)

IUCN Red List - Cryptoblepharus rutilus - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae (Eugongylini), Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymAblepharus rutilus PETERS 1879
Ablepharus boutonii rutilus — MERTENS 1931: 140
Cryptoblepharus rutilus — GREER 1974: 21
Cryptoblepharus rutilus — BAUER et al. 1995: 59
Cryptoblepharus rutilus — HORNER 2007 
DistributionPalau Islands

Type locality: Pelew-Inseln  
TypesHolotype: ZMB 7926 
CommentC. rutilus was included in the synonymy of Ablepharus boutonii virgatus (= Cryptoblepharus virgatus) by MERTENS 1931: 112. 
  • Bauer, A.M.; Günther,R. & Klipfel,M. 1995. The herpetological contributions of Wilhelm C.H. Peters (1815-1883). SSAR Facsimile Reprints in Herpetology, 714 pp.
  • 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
  • Mertens,R. 1931. Ablepharus boutonii (DESJARDIN) und seine geographische Variation. Zool. Jahrb. Syst. 61: 63-210
  • Peters, Wilhem Carl Hartwig 1879. Neue oder Weniger bekannte Eidechsenarten aus der Familie der Scinciden (Eumeces güntheri, Euprepes notabilis, Ablepharus rutilus). Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berlin 1879 (3): 35-37 - get paper here
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