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Cryptoblepharus schlegelianus MERTENS, 1928

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae (Eugongylini), Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Schlegel’s Snake-eyed Skink 
SynonymCryptoblepharus boutonii schlegelianus MERTENS 1928: 86
Ablepharus boutonii schlegelianus — MERTENS 1931: 151
Cryptoblepharus schlegelianus — GREER 1974: 21
Cryptoblepharus schlegelianus — HORNER 2007: 160
Cryptoblepharus cf. schlegelianus — O’SHEA et al. 2015 
DistributionTimor, Semau island, off Kupang Timor, Timor-Leste (incl. Jaco)

Type locality: Timor  
TypesHolotype: SMF 15604 (= 6347, 1b in Boettger, 1893) 
  • 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
  • Martin, Thomas, Barnabas Harrison, Hinrich Kaiser and Mark O'Shea. 2015. Geographic Distribution: Cryptoblepharus cf. schlegelianus (Timor north coast snake-eyed skink). Herpetological Review 46 (4): 568 - get paper here
  • 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
  • O’SHEA, Mark; Caitlin SANCHEZ, Andrew KATHRINER, Sven MECKE, Venancio LOPES CARVALHO, Agivedo VARELA RIBEIRO, Zito AFRANIO SOARES, Luis LEMOS DE ARAUJO and Hinrich KAISER 2015. Herpetological Diversity of Timor-Leste: Updates and a Review of Species Distributions. Asian Herpetological Research 6 (2): 73–131 - get paper here
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