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Tytthoscincus textus (MÜLLER, 1894)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae (Sphenomorphini), Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymLygosoma (Leiolopisma) textum MÜLLER 1894
Lygosoma textum — BOULENGER 1897: 213
Lygosoma textum — DE ROOIJ 1915: 234
Sphenomorphus textus — KRAMER 1979
Sphenomorphus textum — FELDMAN et al. 2015
Tytthoscincus textus — GRISMER et al. 2016 
DistributionIndonesia (Celebes = Sulawesi)

Type locality: “Gipfel des Soudara” (”Soundara” fide KRAMER 1979)  
TypesHolotype: NMBA = NHMB 4747 
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1897. A catalogue of the reptiles and batrachians of Celebes with special reference to the collections made by Drs P & F Sarasin in 1893-1896. Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1897: 193-237 [p228-237: batrachia] - get paper here
  • de Rooij, N. de 1915. The Reptiles of the Indo-Australian Archipelago. I. Lacertilia, Chelonia, Emydosauria. Leiden (E. J. Brill), xiv + 384 pp. - get paper here
  • Firmansyah, R., Riyanto, A., & Kurniawan, N. 2023. Morphological Variation of Asian Small Lizards genus Tytthoscincus Linkem, Diesmos & Brown (Squamata: Scincidae) in Indonesia. The Journal of Experimental Life Science, 13 (2): 101-105 [corrigendum on p. 137 of same journal] - get paper here
  • GRISMER, L. LEE; MOHD ABDUL MUIN, PERRY L. WOOD, JR., SHAHRUL ANUAR, & CHARLES W. LINKEM 2016. The transfer of two clades of Malaysian Sphenomorphus Fitzinger (Squamata: Scincidae) into the genus Tytthoscincus Linkem, Diesmos, & Brown and the description of a new Malaysian swamp-dwelling species. Zootaxa 4092 (2): 231–242 - get paper here
  • Koch, A. 2012. Discovery, Diversity, and Distribution of the Amphibians and Reptiles of Sulawesi and its offshore islands. Edition Chimaira, 374 pp. [ISBN 978-3-89973-432-4] - get paper here
  • Kramer, Eugen 1979. Typenkatalog der Echsen im Naturhistorischen Museum Basel (BM), Stand 1978. [type catalogue] Revue Suisse de Zoologie 86 (1): 159-166 - get paper here
  • Müller,F. 1894. Reptilien und Amphibien aus Celebes. Verh. Ges. Basel 10 (3): 825-843 [1895]
  • Müller,F. 1895. Reptilien und Amphibien aus Celebes. (II. Bericht). Verh. naturf. Ges. Basel 10: 862-869 - get paper here
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