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Lerista tridactyla STORR, 1990

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Dark-backed Mulch-slider 
SynonymLerista tridactyla STORR 1990
Lerista tridactyla — COGGER 2000: 763
Cybelia tridactyla — WELLS 2012: 251
Lerista tridactyla — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionAustralia (semiarid eucalypt woodlands of SE interior of Western Australia)

Type locality: Wonberna Rock, WA [32°36'S 123°45'E].  
TypesHolotype: WAM R17422. 
CommentNot listed in the ZR 1978-1999 (at least not under Lerista).

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
  • Storr, G. M.; L. A. Smith, and R. E. Johnstone 1999. Lizards of Western Australia. I. Skinks. Revised Edition. Western Australian Museum
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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