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Eugongylus unilineatus (DE ROOIJ, 1915)

IUCN Red List - Eugongylus unilineatus - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymLygosoma unilineatum DE ROOIJ 1915
Lygosoma uniliniatum [sic] — DE JONG 1930: 116
Lygosoma unilineatum — DAAN & HILLENIUS 1966: 134
Eugongylus unilineatus — GREER & SHEA 2000 
DistributionPapua New Guinea

Type locality: Tanah Merah Bay on the north coast of New Guinea.  
TypesLectotype: ZMA.RENA 10912 
  • Daan, S. & Hillenius,D. 1966. Catalogue of the type specimens of amphibians and reptiles in the Zoological Museum, Amsterdam. Beaufortia 13: 117-144
  • De JONG 1930. Notes on some reptiles from the Dutch East Indies. Treubia, Buitenzorg, 12 (1): 115-119 - get paper here
  • de Rooij, N. de 1915. The Reptiles of the Indo-Australian Archipelago. I. Lacertilia, Chelonia, Emydosauria. Leiden (E. J. Brill), xiv + 384 pp. - get paper here
  • Greer, A.E. & SHEA, G. 2000. A phylogenetically important lygosomine skink resurrected from taxonomic obscurity: Lygosoma unilineatum de Rooij, 1915. Journal of Herpetology 34 (1): 85-91 - get paper here
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