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Lerista emmotti INGRAM, COUPER & DONNELLAN, 1993

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae (Sphenomorphini), Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Noonbah Robust Slider 
SynonymLerista emmotti INGRAM, COUPER & DONNELLAN 1993
Lerista punctatovittata — COGGER 1992 (in part)
Lerista emmotti — COGGER 2000: 760
Aphroditia emmotti — WELLS 2012: 172
Lerista emmotti — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (Queensland)

Type locality: Noonbah Stn, 140km S of Longreach (24°07'S, 143°11'E), CQ.  
TypesHolotype: QM J53959, A. Emmott, 2 September 1991. Paratypes: AM 
CommentLimb morphology: 2 digits, 2 toes 
EtymologyNamed for Angus Emmott, naturalist and friend of the Queensland Museum. 
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  • 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
  • Ingram G J; Couper P J; Donnellan S C 1993. A new two-toed skink from eastern Australia. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 33(1): 341-347 - get paper here
  • Shea, Glenn M; Sadlier, Ross A 1999. A catalogue of the non-fossil amphibian and reptile type specimens in the collection of the Australian Museum: types currently, previously and purportedly present. TECHNICAL REPORTS OF THE AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM 15, 1999: 1-91 - get paper here
  • Skinner, Adam; Michael S Y Lee and Mark N Hutchinson 2008. Rapid and repeated limb loss in a clade of scincid lizards. [Lerista]. BMC Evolutionary Biology 8:310 - get paper here
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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