You are here » home advanced search search results Lerista speciosa

Lerista speciosa STORR, 1990

Can you confirm these amateur observations of Lerista speciosa?

Add your own observation of
Lerista speciosa »

We have no photos, try to find some by Google images search: Google images

Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae (Sphenomorphini), Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Pale-striped Mulch-slider 
SynonymLerista speciosa STORR 1990
Lerista speciosa — COGGER 2000: 762
Cybelia speciosa — WELLS 2012: 249
Lerista speciosa — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (Musgrave Ranges, N South Australia)

Type locality: near foot of Mount Morris, SA [26°12'S 131°04'E].  
TypesHolotype: SAMA R25883. 
CommentNot listed by FRANK & RAMUS 1995. Only known from the holotype (Amey et al. 2005).

Limb morphology: 3 digits, 3 toes 
  • 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
  • Storr G M 1990. Revision of Lersita terdigitata (Lacertilia: Scincidae). Rec. West. Austr. Mus. 14 (4): 547-552 - get paper here
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
External links  
Is it interesting? Share with others:

As link to this species use URL address:

without field 'search_param'. Field 'search_param' is used for browsing search result.

Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator