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Lipinia miangensis (WERNER, 1910)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Werner's Lipinia 
SynonymLygosoma (Liolepisma) miangensis WERNER 1910
Lipinia miangensis — GREER 1974: 11
Lipinia miangense — HALLERMANN 1998
Lipinia miangensis — DAS & AUSTIN 2007 
DistributionIndonesia: Pulau Miang, Kalimantan Timur; Borneo

Type locality: Pulu Miang, Ostküste (= Eastcoast) of Borneo (Indonesia), leg. Dr. Th. LORENZ, 1901  
TypesHolotype: lost, was ZMH (lost during WWII fide HALLERMANN 1998). 
Commentexternal ear opening present; two vertebral series of scales enlarged; 24 midbody scale rows; 62 ventral scales; 21 lamellae on toe IV; dorsal surface golden with two dark brown longitudinal stripes from the snout-tip, over the eyes, to around the middle of tail; a dark line from eye to base of fore limb; and venter unpatterned greenish-white (from DAS & AUSTIN 2007).

Abundance: only known from the type specimen (Meiri et al. 2017). 
  • Das , I. 2004. Lizards of Borneo. Natural History Publications, Kota Kinabalu, Borneo
  • Das, I. & Austin, C.C. 2007. New Species of Lipinia (Squamata: Scincidae) from Borneo, Revealed by Molecular and Morphological Data. Journal of Herpetology 41 (1): 61 - get paper here
  • Greer, A.E. 1974. The generic relationships of the scincid lizard genus Leiolopisma and its relatives. Australian Journal of Zoology 31: 1-67. - get paper here
  • Hallermann, J. 1998. Annotated catalogue of the type specimens of the herpetological collection in the Zoological Museum of the University of Hamburg. Mitt. hamb. zool. Mus. Inst 95: 197-223.
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
  • Werner,F. 1910. Über neue oder seltene Reptilien des Naturhistorischen Museums in Hamburg. ii. Eidechsen. Jahrb. Hamburg. Wiss. Anst., vol. 27 (1909), suppl. no. 2, 1910, pp. 1-46; reprinted: 1910, Mitteil. Naturhist. Mus. Hamburg, vol. 27: 205-) - get paper here
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