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Pygopus schraderi BOULENGER, 1913

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Higher TaxaPygopodidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Eastern Scaly-foot
G: Östlicher Flossenfuß 
SynonymPygopus schraderi BOULENGER 1913: 564
Pygopus klugei WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985: 16
Pygopus nigriceps schraderi — RÖSLER 2000
Pygopus schraderi — JAMES, DONNELAN & HUTCHINSON 2001
Pygopus schraderi — GREER 2006 (online)
Pygopus schraderi — MICHAEL et al. 2011 
DistributionE Australia (New South Wales)

Type locality: Milparinha [= Milparinka], New South Wales.  
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1946.8.28.2
Holotype: AMS [klugei] 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: James et al. 2001: 49 
CommentHabitat: heavier soils, rocky substrats, aris and semi-arid zones

Limb morphology: Limbless.

Synonymy: after JAMES et al. 2001. Kluge 1974: 153 included P. schraderi in the synonymy of P. nigriceps. 
EtymologyNamed after Dr. Carl Wilhelm Otto Schrader (1852-1930), a German explorer, naturalist, herpetologist, and astronomer. 
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  • Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the lizards in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) I. Geckonidae, Eublepharidae, Uroplatidae, Pygopodidae, Agamidae. London: 450 pp. - get paper here
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  • Fischer, J. G. 1882. Herpetologische Bemerkungen. I. Bemerkungen über einzelne Stücke der Schlangensammlung des kön. Zoologischen Museums in Dresden. . II. Neue Eidechen aus Australien und Polynesien. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 48: 281-302 - get paper here
  • Günther, A. 1897. Description of a new species of Delma from Western Australia. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 19: 170—172 - get paper here
  • James, B. H., S. C. Donnellan & M. N. Hutchinson 2001. Taxonomic revision of the Australian lizard Pygopus nigriceps (Squamata: Gekkonoidea). Rec. South Austral. Mus. 34 (1): 37-52 - 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, 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
  • Michael, D.R.; D.B. Lindenmayer; M. Crane; C. MacGregor; R. Montague-Drake; L. McBurney. 2011. Reptilia, Murray catchment, New South Wales, southeastern Australia. Check List 7 (1):25-29 - get paper here
  • Rösler, H. 2000. Kommentierte Liste der rezent, subrezent und fossil bekannten Geckotaxa (Reptilia: Gekkonomorpha). Gekkota 2: 28-153
  • Rösler, Herbert 1995. Geckos der Welt - Alle Gattungen. Urania, Leipzig, 256 pp.
  • Swan, G.; Sadlier, R.; Shea, G. 2017. A field guide to reptiles of New South Wales. Reed New Holland, 328 pp.
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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