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








Genus
Lampropholis

Australian Sun Skinks

Australische Sonnenskinke*

Australske Solskinker*

1843 Lampropholis Fitzinger (type species: Lygosoma guichenoti Dumeril & Bibron 1839)
1845 Mocoa Gray (type species: Lygosoma guichenoti Dumeril & Bibron 1839; syn. Greer 1974)
2009 Allengreerus Hoser (type species: Mocoa delicata De Vis 1888)
Contents: 14 species, all of which are endemic.
Distribution: Australia (Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland [incl. Fraser Island], South Australia [incl. Kangaroo Island], Tasmania, Victoria).

Lampropholis adonis

Adonis Skink, Diamond-shielded Sun Skink

Adonisskink*

Adonisskink*

1991 Lampropholis adonis Ingram

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).


Lampropholis amicula

Coolamera Sun Skink*, Friendly Sun Skink

Coolamera-Sonnenskink*

Coolamera-solskink*

1981 Lampropholis amicula Ingram & Rawlinson

Distribution: Australia (New South Wales, Queensland [incl. Fraser Island]).


Lampropholis bellendenkerensis

Bellenden Ker Sun Skink*

Bellenden-Ker-Sonnenskink*

Bellenden Ker-solskink*

2018 Lampropholis bellendenkerensis Singhal, Hoskin, Couper, Potter & Moritz

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).





Lampropholis caligula

Barrington Sun Skink, Montane Sun Skink

Barrington-Sonnenskink*

Barrington-solskink*

1981 Lampropholis caligula Ingram & Rawlinson

Distribution: Australia (New South Wales).


Lampropholis coggeri

Rainforest Sun Skink

Regenwald-Sonnenskink*

Regnskovs-solskink*

1991 Lampropholis coggeri Ingram

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).


Lampropholis colossus

Bunya Sun Skink

Bunya-Sonnenskink*

Bunya-solskink*

1991 Lampropholis colossus Ingram

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).


Lampropholis couperi

Plain-backed Sun Skink

Kondalilla-Sonnenskink*

Kondalilla-solskink*

1991 Lampropholis couperi Ingram

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).


Lampropholis delicata

Dark-flecked Garden Sun Skink, Delicate Skink, Plague Skink, (Grass Skink, Metallic Skink, Rainbow Skink)

Dunkelfleckiger Sonnenskink*

Mørkplettet Solskink*

1888 Mocoa delicata De Vis
Lygosoma delicatum Smith 1937
Lampropholis delicata Mittleman 1952
Leiolopisma guichenoti delicata Mitchell 1955
Lampropholis guichenoti delicatum Rawlinson 1969
Lygosoma guichenoti delicata Worrell 1963
Leiolopisma delicata Cogger 1975
Lamprolepis delicata [lapsus] Zug 2013 (p. 172)
1985 Lampropholis longleyi Wells & Wellington (Shea & Sadlier 1999)
2009 Allengreerus ronhoseri Hoser (Kaiser, Crother, Kelly, Luiselli, O'Shea, Ota, Passos, Schleip & Wüster 2013)
2012 Allengreerus delicata jackyhoserae Hoser

Introduced to: Australia (Lord Howe Island), New Zealand (North Island), USA (Hawaii).
Distribution: Australia (Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland [incl. Fraser Island], South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria).


Lampropholis elliotensis

Mount Elliot Sun Skink*

Mount-Elliot-Sonnenskink*

Mount Elliot-solskink*

2018 Lampropholis elliotensis Singhal, Hoskin, Couper, Potter & Moritz

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).





Lampropholis elongata

Elongate Sun Skink

Schlanker Sonnenskink*

Slank Solskink*

1997 Lampropholis elongata Greer

Distribution: Australia (New South Wales).


Lampropholis guichenoti

Pale-flecked Garden Sun Skink, Grass Sun Skink, Common Grass Skink, (Garden Skink, Grass Skink)

Hellfleckiger Sonnenskink*

Lysplettet Solskink*

1839 Lygosoma guichenoti Dumeril & Bibron
Lampropholis guichenoti Mittleman 1952
Leiolopisma guichenoti Cogger 1975
Eulepis guttulatum Wells & Wellington 1984
1881 Lygosoma guttulatum Peters (Hutchinson & Donnellan 1992)
1984 Lampropholis lunneyi Wells & Wellington (Shea & Sadlier 1999)
1985 Lampropholis swani Wells & Wellington (Shea & Sadlier 1999)

Introduced to: New Zealand.
Distribution: Australia (Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland [incl. Fraser Island], South Australia [incl. Kangaroo Island], Victoria).


Lampropholis mirabilis

Saxicoline Sun Skink

Felsen-Sonnenskink*

Klippe-solskink*

1981 Lampropholis mirabilis Ingram & Rawlinson

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).


Lampropholis robertsi

Grey-bellied Sun Skink

Graubäuchiger Sonnenskink*

Gråbuget Solskink*

1991 Lampropholis robertsi Ingram

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).


Lampropholis similis

Pinnacles Sun Skink*

Pinnacles-Sonnenskink*

Pinnacles-solskink*

2018 Lampropholis similis Singhal, Hoskin, Couper, Potter & Moritz

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).