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Taxonomy of the family Pygopodidae
Bibliography of the genus Aprasia
Biodiversity of the family Pygopodidae








Genus
Aprasia

Blunt-tailed Scaly-foots

Schmuckflossenfüße

Stumphalede Finnefødder

1839 Aprasia Gray (type species: Aprasia pulchella Gray 1839)
1873 Ophioseps Bocage [not Ophiseps Blyth 1853 (Reptilia: Anguidae)] (type species: Ophioseps nasutus Bocage 1873; syn. Boulenger 1887)
1887 Ophiopsiseps Boulenger [substitute name for Ophioseps Bocage 1873]
Contents: 14 species, all of which are endemic.
Distribution: Australia (Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, South Australia [incl. Kangaroo Island], Victoria, Western Australia).

Aprasia aurita

Eared Worm Lizard, (Mallee Worm Lizard)

Ohren-Flossenfuß

Mallee-finnefod

1974 Aprasia aurita Kluge

Distribution: Australia (New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria).


Aprasia clairae

Batavia Coast Worm Lizard

Batavia-Flossenfuß

Batavia-finnefod

2013 Aprasia clairae Maryan, How & Adams

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Aprasia haroldi

Shark Bay Worm Lizard

Shark Bay-Flossenfuß

Shark Bay-finnefod

1978 Aprasia haroldi Storr

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Aprasia inaurita

Red-tailed Worm Lizard, (Mallee Worm Lizard)

Rotschwanz-Flossenfuß

Rødhalet Finnefod

1974 Aprasia inaurita Kluge

Distribution: Australia (New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia).


Aprasia litorea

Gnaraloo Worm Lizard

Gnaraloo-Flossenfuß

Gnaraloo-finnefod

2013 Aprasia litorea Maryan, Bush & Adams

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Aprasia parapulchella

Pink-tailed Worm Lizard, (Granite Worm Lizard)

Hellrotschwänziger Flossenfuß

Lyserødhalet Finnefod

1974 Aprasia parapulchella Kluge

Distribution: Australia (Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Victoria).


Aprasia picturata

Black-headed Worm Lizard

Schwarzkopf-Flossenfuß

Sorthovedet Finnefod

1999 Aprasia picturata Smith & Henry

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Aprasia pseudopulchella

Flinders Ranges Worm Lizard

Flinders Range-Flossenfuß

Flinders-finnefod

1974 Aprasia pseudopulchella Kluge

Distribution: Australia (South Australia).


Aprasia pulchella

Western Granite Worm Lizard, Pretty Flap-foot, Pretty Worm Lizard, (Granite Worm Lizard)

Westlicher Granit-Flossenfuß

Vestlig Granit-finnefod

1839 Aprasia pulchella Gray
1873 Ophioseps nasutus Bocage (Parker 1956)
Ophiopsiseps nasutus Boulenger 1887
1909 Aprasia brevirostris Werner (Parker 1956)

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Aprasia repens

Southwestern Sandplain Worm Lizard, Sandplain Worm Lizard, Sedgelands Worm Lizard

Sand-Flossenfuß

Sand-finnefod

1914 Ophioseps repens Fry
Aprasia repens Kinghorn 1926

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Aprasia rostrata

Ningaloo Worm Lizard, Monte Bello Worm Lizard, Hermite Island Worm Lizard

Ningaloo-Flossenfuß

Ningaloo-finnefod

1956 Aprasia repens rostrata Parker
Aprasia rostrata Kluge 1974
1979 Aprasia rostrata fusca Storr (Maryan, Bush & Adams 2013)
Aprasia fusca Wells & Wellington 1984

Other common names:
fusca: Exmouth Worm Lizard
Remarks: The taxon fusca was previously regarded as a separate species (e.g., Wilson & Swan 2010; Cogger 2014).
Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Aprasia smithi

Zuytdorp Worm Lizard, Black-tipped Worm Lizard

Zuytdorp-Flossenfuß

Zuytdorp-finnefod

1970 Aprasia smithi Storr

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Aprasia striolata

Striated Worm Lizard, Lined Worm Lizard

Streifen-Schmuckflossenfuß, Streifen-Flossenfuß

Stribet Finnefod

1863 Aprasia pulchella var. striolata Lütken
Aprasia striolata Worrell 1963
1863 Aprasia pulchella lineolata Lütken (Parker 1956; Kluge 1974)
1864 Aprasia octolineata Peters (Parker 1956; Kluge 1974)
1956 Aprasia striolata glauerti Parker
Aprasia glauerti Wells & Wellington 1984

Distribution: Australia (South Australia [incl. Kangaroo Island], Victoria, Western Australia).


Aprasia wicherina

Wicherina Worm Lizard

Wicherina-Flossenfuß

Wicherina-finnefod

2015 Aprasia wicherina Maryan, Adams & Aplin

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).