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Taxonomy of the family Scincidae
Bibliography of the genus Glaphyromorphus
Biodiversity of the family Scincidae








Genus
Glaphyromorphus

Short-legged Mulch Skinks*

Kurzbein-Wühlskinke*

Kortbenede Muldskinker*

1984 Glaphyromorphus Wells & Wellington (type species: Lygosoma punctulatum Peters 1871)
1984 Patheticoscincus Wells & Wellington (type species: Lygosoma australis Gray 1839; syn. Cogger 1996)
1985 Opacitascincus Wells & Wellington (type species: Lygosoma crassicaudum Dumeril & Dumeril 1851; syn. Cogger 1996)
2009 Rhiannodon Wells (type species: Lygosoma mjöbergi Lönnberg & Andersson 1915)
Contents: 11 species, of which 9 (81.8%) are endemic.
Remarks: Previously included in Sphenomorphus. Some species now included in Eremiascincus (antoniorum, brongersmai, butlerorum, douglasi, emigrans, isolepis, pardalis, timorensis) and Hemiergis (gracilipes) were previously included in Glaphyromorphus.
Distribution: E. Malay Archipelago, Australia.
Reported from: Australia (Northern Territory, Queensland [incl. Torres Strait Islands], Western Australia), Indonesia (Waigeo, Western New Guinea), Papua New Guinea (d'Entrecasteaux Islands [Fergusson], Eastern New Guinea, Louisiade Archipelago [Rossel]).

Glaphyromorphus clandestinus

Mount Elliot Mulch Skink

Mount-Elliot-Wühlskink*

Mount Elliot-muldskink*

2004 Glaphyromorphus clandestinus Hoskins & Couper

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).


Glaphyromorphus cracens

Slender Mulch Skink

Venus-Wühlskink*

Australsk Venus-muldskink*

1985 Sphenomorphus cracens Greer
Glaphyromorphus cracens Cogger 1992
Opacitascincus cracens Wells 2009

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).


Glaphyromorphus crassicaudus

Cape York Mulch Skink, Stout-tailed Skink

Cape-York-Wühlskink*

Cape York-muldskink*

1851 Lygosoma crassicaudum Dumeril in Dumeril & Dumeril
Sphenomorphus crassicaudus Mittleman 1952
Patheticoscincus crassicaudus Wells & Wellington 1984
Opacitascincus crassicaudus Wells & Wellington 1985
Gongylus crassicaudum Frank & Ramus 1995
Glaphyromorphus crassicaudus Cogger 1992
1967 Sphenomorphus crassicaudus arnhemicus Storr (Wilson & Swan 2010)
Patheticoscincus arnhemicus Wells & Wellington 1984
Opacitascincus arnhemicus Wells & Wellington 1985
Sphenomorphus arnhemicus Ehmann 1992
Glaphyromorphus darwiniensis arnhemicus Cogger 1996
Glaphyromorphus crassicaudus arnhemicus Wilson & Swan 2003

Distribution: Australia (Northern Territory, Queensland [incl. Torres Strait Islands]), Indonesia (Western New Guinea), Papua New Guinea (Eastern New Guinea).


Glaphyromorphus darwiniensis

Northern Mulch Skink, Darwin Skink

Nördlicher Wühlskink*

Nordlig Muldskink*

1967 Sphenomorphus crassicaudus darwiniensis Storr
Patheticoscincus darwiniensis Wells & Wellington 1984
Opacitascincus darwiniensis Wells & Wellington 1985
Sphenomorphus darwiniensis Horner 1992
Glaphyromorphus darwiniensis Cogger 1992

Distribution: Australia (Northern Territory, Western Australia).


Glaphyromorphus fuscicaudis

Brown-tailed Bar-lipped Skink, Grey-tailed Skink

Braunschwänziger Wühlskink*

Brunhalet Muldskink*

1979 Sphenomorphus fuscicaudis Greer
Concinnia fuscicaudis Wells & Wellington 1984
Glaphyromorphus fuscicaudis Cogger 1992
Serenitas fuscicaudis Wells 2009

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).


Glaphyromorphus mjobergi

Atherton Tableland Mulch Skink

Atherton-Wühlskink*

Atherton-muldskink*

1915 Lygosoma mjöbergi Lönnberg & Andersson
Sphenomorphus mjobergi Mittleman 1952
Concinnia mjobergi Wells & Wellington 1984
Glaphyromorphus mjobergi Cogger 1992
Rhiannodon mjobergi Wells 2009
1933 Lygosoma darlingtoni Loveridge (Cogger, Cameron & Cogger 1983)

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).


Glaphyromorphus nigricaudis

Black-tailed Bar-lipped Skink, Dark-tailed Skink

Schwarzschwänziger Wühlskink*

Sorthalet Muldskink*

1877 Mocoa nigricaudis Macleay
Sphenomorphus nigricaudis Copland 1946
Glaphyromorphus nigricaudis Wells & Wellington 1984
Serenitas nigricaudis Wells 2009
1877 Hinulia atrocostata Macleay [not Scincus atrocostata Lesson 1830] (Cogger, Cameron & Cogger 1983)
1878 Lygosoma elegantulum Peters & Doria (Shea & Greer 1999)
Sphenomorphus nigricaudis elegantulus Copland 1950
Sphenomorphus elegantulus Barbour 1912
1919 Lygosoma wirzi Roux (Shea & Greer 1999)

Distribution: Australia (Northern Territory, Queensland [incl. Torres Strait Islands]), Indonesia (Waigeo, Western New Guinea), Papua New Guinea (d'Entrecasteaux Islands [Fergusson], Eastern New Guinea, Louisiade Archipelago [Rossel]).


Glaphyromorphus nyanchupinta

McIlwraith Bar-lipped Skink

McIlwraith-Wühlskink*

McIlwraith-muldskink*

2014 Glaphyromorphus nyanchupinta Hoskins & Couper

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).


Glaphyromorphus othelarrni

Cape Melville Bar-lipped Skink

Cape-Melville-Wühlskink*

Cape Melville-muldskink*

2014 Glaphyromorphus othelarrni Hoskins & Couper

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).


Glaphyromorphus pumilus

Dwarf Mulch Skink

Zwerg-Wühlskink*

Dværg-muldskink*

1887 Lygosoma pumilum Boulenger
Sphenomorphus pumilum Cogger 1975
Glaphyromorphus pumilus Wells & Wellington 1984
Opacitascincus pumilus Wells 2009
1877 Lygosoma ornatum Macleay (Cogger, Cameron & Cogger 1983)

Distribution: Australia (Queensland [incl. Torres Strait Islands]).


Glaphyromorphus punctulatus

Fine-spotted Mulch Skink

Feingesprenkelter Wühlskink*

Spættet Muldskink

1871 Lygosoma punctulatum Peters
Sphenomorphus punctulatus Cogger 1975
Glaphyromorphus punctulatus Wells & Wellington 1984
1876 Lygosoma heterodactylum Günther (Cogger, Cameron & Cogger 1983)

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).