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Eroticoscincus graciloides (LÖNNBERG & ANDERSSON, 1913)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae (Eugongylini), Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Elf Skink 
SynonymLygosoma graciloides LÖNNBERG & ANDERSSON 1913: 10
Lygosoma scharfii BOULENGER 1915: 64
Anotis graciloides — GREER 1974
Nannoscincus graciloides — CZECHURA 1981
Hemiergis graciloides — COGGER 1983: 165
Eroticoscincus graciloides — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1984: 92
Eroticoscincus graciloides — COGGER 2000: 479
Eroticoscincus graciloides — WILSON & SWAN 2010
Eroticoscincus graciloides — COGGER 2014: 558 
DistributionAustralia (Queensland)

Type locality: Yandina, at the foot of Blackall Range, Qld.  
TypesLectotype: NRM (NHRM) 3097, near Yandina, Blackall Range, Qld, collected E. Mjöberg. Designated by Czechura (1981). Other syntype: MCZ 93724.
Holotype: BMNH 1915.3.30.1, from One Tree Hill, near Brisbane, Qld. [Lygosoma scharfii] 
CommentType species: Lygosoma graciloides LÖNNBERG & ANDERSSON 1913: 10 is the type species of the genus Eroticoscincus WELLS & WELLINGTON 1984: 92. 
  • Boulenger, G. A. 1915. Descriptions of two new lizards from Australia. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (8) 16: 64-66 - get paper here
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp. - get paper here
  • Cogger, H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 6th ed. Ralph Curtis Publishing, Sanibel Island, 808 pp.
  • Couper, P., Covacevich, J., Amey, A. & Baker, A. 2006. The genera of skinks (Family Scincidae) of Australia and its island territories: diversity, distribution and identification. in: Merrick, J.R., Archer, M., Hickey, G.M. & Lee, M.S.Y. (eds.). Evolution and Zoogeography of Australasian Vertebrates. Australian Scientific Publishing, Sydney, pp. 367-384
  • Czechura G V 1981. The rare scincid lizard, Nannoscincus graciloides: a reappraisal. Journal of Herpetology 15 (3): 315-320 - 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
  • Lönnberg, E., and L. G. Andersson. 1913. Results of Dr. E. Mjöbergs Swedish Scientific Expeditions to Australia 1910-13. III. Reptiles. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps Akademiens Handlingar, Stockholm, 52: 1-17 - get paper here
  • Wells R W; Wellington C R 1984. A synopsis of the class Reptilia in Australia. Australian Journal of Herpetology 1 (3-4): 73-129 [1983]
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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