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Lialis jicari BOULENGER, 1903

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Higher TaxaPygopodidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Papua Snake Lizard 
SynonymLialis jicari BOULENGER 1903: 430
Alopecosaurus cuneirostris LINDHOLM 1905
Alopecosaurus cuneirostris var. inornata LINDHOLM 1905
Lialis jicari — DE ROOIJ 1915: 64
Lialis jicari — KLUGE 1974: 135
Lialis jicari — RÖSLER 1995: 88 
DistributionIndonesia (Irian Jaya)

Type locality: Fly River, New Guinea  
TypesSyntypes: BMNH 1946.8.26.68-70 
CommentLimb morphology: Limbless. 
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  • Boulenger, G.A. 1903. Descriptions of new lizards in the collection of the British Museum. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7) 12: 429-435 - 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
  • Hediger, H. 1934. Beitrag zur Herpetologie und Zoogeographie Neu-Britanniens und einiger umliegender Gebiete. Zool. Jahrb. (Syst.) 65: 441-582
  • Kinghorn, J. Roy 1924. A short review of the lizards belonging to the genus Lialis Gray. Rec. Austral. Mus. 14 (3): 184-188 - get paper here
  • Kinghorn, J. Roy 1926. A brief review of the family Pygopodidae. Rec. Austral. Mus. 15 (1): 40-64 - get paper here
  • Kluge, A. G. 1974. A taxonomic revision of the lizard family Pygopodidae. Miscellaneous Publications, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, (147): 1-221. - get paper here
  • Kluge, Arnold G. 1976. Phylogenetic relationships in the lizard family Pygopodidae: an evaluation of theory, methods and data. Miscellaneous Publications, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan (152): 1-72 - get paper here
  • Lindholm W.A. 1905. Nachschrift [to Lindholm, 1905]. Jahrbücher des Nassauischen Vereins für Naturkunde, 58: 240
  • Lindholm W.A. 1905. Ueber einige Eidechsen und Schlangen aus Deutsch-Neuguinea. Jahrb. nassau. Ver. lviii: 227-240 - get paper here
  • Neill, W.T. 1957. Notes on the Pygopodid Lizards, Lialis burtoni and L. jicari. Copeia 1957 (3): 230-232 - get paper here
  • Rösler, Herbert 1995. Geckos der Welt - Alle Gattungen. Urania, Leipzig, 256 pp.
  • Rovatsos M. et al. 2016. Mixed-Up Sex Chromosomes: Identification of Sex Chromosomes in the X1X1X2X2/X1X2Y System of the Legless Lizards of the Genus Lialis (Squamata: Gekkota: Pygopodidae). Cytogenet Genome Res <br />(DOI:10.1159/000450734) - get paper here
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