Notoscincus butleri STORR, 1979
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Notoscincus butleri?
|Higher Taxa||Scincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Common Names||E: Lined Soil-crevis Skink|
|Synonym||Notoscincus butleri STORR 1979|
Notoscincus butleri — COGGER 2000: 533
Notoscincus butleri — WILSON & SWAN 2010
|Distribution||Australia (Western Australia)|
Type locality: 30 km SSW of Dampier, 20° 55’ S, 116° 39’ E, W. A.
|Types||Holotype: WAM R61518|
|Comment||Limb morphology: 5 digits, 5 toes (Singhal et al. 2018, Cogger 2014)|
|Etymology||Named after Dr. William Henry "Harry" Butler (b. 1930) who trained as a teacher but worked as a consultant and collector (1963), undertaking a major study of Western Australian fauna. He also presented the popular ABC television series In the Wild (1976).|