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Pygopus steelescotti JAMES, DONNELLAN & HUTCHINSON, 2001

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Higher TaxaPygopodidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymPygopus steelescotti JAMES, DONNELLAN & HUTCHINSON 2001: 49
Pygopus steelescotti — WILSON & SWAN 2010 
DistributionN Australia (wet-dry tropic, Northern Territory)

Type locality: Cape Crawford NT 16°34.3'S, 135°57.9' E  
TypesHolotype: NTM R20546 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: James et al. 2001: 49 
EtymologyNamed after D. Colin Steele-Scott, “a keen supporter of the South Australian Museum”. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp. - 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
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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