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Lerista nevinae SMITH & ADAMS, 2007

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae (Sphenomorphini), Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Nevin's Three-toed Slider 
SynonymLerista nevinae SMITH & ADAMS 2007
Phaneropis nevinae — WELLS 2012: 76
Lerista nevinae — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (Western Australia)

Type locality: near Cape Lambert, Western Australia at 20°36'45.6"S, 117°10'39.1"E.  
TypesHolotype: WAM 135295*, SVL 37 mm, TL 46 mm an adult male collected by R. Teale. 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: The only species in the L. muelleri species group with a continuous black paravertebral stripe and 18 midbody scale rows. 
CommentLimb morphology: 3 digits, 3 toes 
EtymologyNamed for Anne Nevin of the Western Australian Museum from 1982-2006. Natural Sciences Departmental Secretary from 1985 and resuscitator of countless rubricated manuscripts. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp. - get paper here
  • Smith, LA; Adams, M 2007. Revision of the Lerista muelleri species-group (Lacertilia: Scincidae) in Western Australia, with a redescription of L. muelleri (Fischer, 1881) and the description of nine new species. Rec. West. Austr. Mus. 23 (4): 309-358 - 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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