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Sphenomorphus woodfordi (BOULENGER, 1887)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymLygosoma woodfordi BOULENGER 1887: 511
Sphenomorphus woodfordi — BURT & BURT 1932
Sphenomorphus woodfordi — ADLER, AUSTIN & DUDLEY 1995
Sphenomorphus transversus — MCCOY 2000 
DistributionSolomon Islands: Bougainville, Shortland Island, Fauro [= Faro], Choiseul, Ngela, Makira, Ugi.

Type locality: Fauro Island, Solomon Islands.  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1946.8.3.24 (87.1.24.13), Faro I., Solomons, collected C.M. Woodford. 
Diagnosis 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after C.M. Woodford, Esq. 
References
  • Adler,G.H.; Austin,C.C. & Dudley,R. 1995. Dispersal and speciation of skinks among archipelagos in the tropical Pacific Ocean. Evolutionary Ecology 9: 529-541 - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G. A. 1887. Catalogue of the lizards in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) III. Lacertidae, Gerrhosauridae, Scincidae, Anelytropsidae, Dibamidae, Chamaeleontidae. London: 575 pp. - get paper here
  • Burt, Charles E.; Burt, May Danheim 1932. Herpetological results of the Whitney South Sea Expedition. VI. Pacific island amphibians and reptiles in the collection of the American Museum of Natural History. Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist. 63 (5): 461-597
  • McCoy, M. 2000. Reptiles of the Solomon Islands. ZooGraphics, Kuranda (Australia), CD-ROM.
  • McCoy, M. 2006. Reptiles of the Solomon Islands. Pensoft Series Faunistica 57, 212 pp.
  • McCoy, M. 2015. A Field Guide to the Reptiles of the Solomon Islands. Michael McCoy, Kuranda - get paper here
 
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