|Types||Holotype: BMNH 22.214.171.124.|
Syntypes: NRM (NHRM) 3098, NHRM 3101, from Broome, W. A. [Ablepharis broomensis]
Holotype: AM R18684, from Harding Ranges, 8 mi W to 8 mi NW from Munja Station, Walcott Inlet, NW Australia, N. T. [Ablepharis davisi]
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