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








Genus
Lerista

Sliders, Slider Skinks, (Sand-swimming Skinks, Leristas)

Gleitskinke

Glideskinker

1833 Lerista Bell (type species: Lerista lineata Bell 1833)
1839 Brachystopus Dumeril & Bibron (type species: Brachystopus lineopunctulatus Dumeril & Bibron 1839; syn. Greer 1967)
1839 Praepeditus Dumeril & Bibron [substitute name for Soridia Gray 1839] (Greer 1967)
1839 Rhodona Gray (type species: Rhodona punctata Gray 1839; syn. Greer 1967)
1839 Soridia Gray (type species: Soridia lineata Gray 1839; syn. Greer 1967)
1842 Ronia Gray (type species: Ronia catenulata Gray 1842; syn. Greer 1967)
1843 Leptosoma Fitzinger [not Leptosoma Leach 1819; not Leptosoma Nardo 1826] (type species: Riopa bougainvillii Gray 1839; syn. Greer 1967)
1843 Ophiopsis Fitzinger (type species: Lerista lineata Bell 1833; syn. Greer 1967)
1845 Miculia Gray (type species: Miculia elegans Gray 1845; syn. Greer 1967)
1849 Pholeophilus Smith (type species: Pholeophilus capensis Smith 1849; syn. Greer 1967)
1881 Phaneropis Fischer (type species: Phaneropis muelleri Fischer 1881; syn. Greer 1967)
1952 Nodorha Mittleman (type species: Riopa bougainvillii Gray 1839; syn. Greer 1967)
1984 Gavisus Wells & Wellington (type species: Lygosoma wilkinsi Parker 1926; syn. Cogger 1996)
1984 Telchinoscincus Wells & Wellington (type species: Rhodona nichollsi Loveridge 1933; syn. Cogger 1996)
Contents: 99 species, all of which are endemic.
Remarks: Previously regarded as a synonym of Ablepharus (e.g., Worrell 1963). Revalidated by Greer (1967).
Distribution: Australia (New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia [incl. Kangaroo Island], Tasmania [incl. Bass Strait Islands], Victoria, Western Australia).

Lerista aericeps

Desert Plain Slider, (Yellow-tailed Slider)

Gelbschwanziger Wüsten-Gleitskink

Gulhalet Ørkenglideskink

1986 Lerista aericeps aericeps Storr
Miculia aericeps Wells 2012

Remarks: Closely related to xanthura, of which it was previously regarded as a synonym (e.g., Greer 1990).
Distribution: Australia (New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia).


Lerista alia

Bulleringa Fine-lined Slider

Bulleringa-Gleitskink

Bulleringa-glideskink

2019 Lerista alia Amey, Couper & Worthington Wilmer

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).





Lerista allanae

Greater Robust Fine-lined Slider, Retro Slider, Allan’s Slider

Großer Schmalstreifen-Gleitskink

Stor Smalstribet Glideskink

1937 Rhodona allanae Longman
Lerista allanae Greer 1967
Gavisus allanae Wells & Wellington 1984

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).


Lerista allochira

Cape Range Slider

Cape-Range-Gleitskink

Cape Range-glideskink

1989 Lerista allochira Kendrick
Phaneropis allochirus Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista ameles

Limbless Fine-lined Slider

Schmalstreifiger Schlangen-Gleitskink

Lemmeløs Smalstribet Glideskink

1979 Lerista ameles Greer
Gavisus ameles Wells & Wellington 1984

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).


Lerista amicorum

Fortescue Slider

Fortescue-Gleitskink

Fortescue-glideskink

2007 Lerista amicorum Smith & Adams
Lokisaurus amicorum Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista anyara

Olkola Slider

Olkola-Gleitskink

Olkola-glideskink

2019 Lerista anyara Amey, Couper & Worthington Wilmer

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).





Lerista apoda

Dampierland Limbless Slider

Dampierland-Schlangen-Gleitskink

Lemmeløs Dampierland-glideskink

1976 Lerista apoda Storr
Gavisus apoda Wells & Wellington 1984
Wondjinia apoda Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista arenicola

Bight Five-toed Slider, Bight Slider, Beach Slider

Strand-Gleitskink

Strand-glideskink

1971 Lerista microtis arenicola Storr
Nodorha arenicola Wells & Wellington 1984
Lerista arenicola Wilson & Knowles 1988

Distribution: Australia (South Australia, Western Australia).


Lerista axillaris

Kalbarri Robust Slider, Stripe-sided Robust Slider

Kalbarri-Gleitskink

Kalbarri-glideskink

1991 Lerista axillaris Storr
Aphroditia axillaris Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista baynesi

Nullarbor Robust Slider, Speckled Slider, (Baynes's Slider)

Nullarbor-Gleitskink

Nullarbor-glideskink

1971 Lerista picturata baynesi Storr
Rhodona baynesi Wells & Wellington 1984
Lerista baynesi Storr 1991
Aphroditia baynesi Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (South Australia, Western Australia).


Lerista bipes

Northwestern Sand Slider, Western Two-toed Slider

Nordwestlicher Sandschwimmer

Nordvestlig Sandsvømmer

1882 Rhodona bipes Fischer
Lerista bipes Greer 1967
Gaia bipes Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia).


Lerista borealis

Inland Kimberley Slider, Northern Slider

Kimberley-Gleitskink

Kimberley-glideskink

1971 Lerista borealis Storr
Rhodona borealis Wells & Wellington 1985
Marrunisauria borealis Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Northern Territory, Western Australia).


Lerista bougainvillii

Southeastern Slider, Southern Slider, (Bougainville's Skink)

Südöstlicher Gleitskink

Sydøstlig Glideskink

1839 Riopa bougainvillii Gray
Rhodona bougainvillii Loveridge 1934
Nodorha bougainvillii Mittleman 1952
Lerista bougainvilli Greer 1967
1867 Lygosoma laterale Günther (Cogger, Cameron & Cogger 1983)
1984 Nodorha cassandrae Wells & Wellington (Shea & Sadlier 1999)
1984 Nodorha garymartini Wells & Wellington [substitute name for Lygosoma laterale Günther 1867]

Distribution: Australia (New South Wales, South Australia [incl. Kangaroo Island], Tasmania [incl. Bass Strait Islands], Victoria).


Lerista bunglebungle

Bunglebungle Robust Slider

Bunglebungle-Gleitskink

Bunglebungle-glideskink

1991 Lerista bunglebungle Storr
Aphroditia bunglebungle Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista carpentariae

Carpentaria Fine-lined Slider, Carpentarian Slider

Carpentaria-Gleitskink

Carpentaria-glideskink

1983 Lerista carpentariae Greer
Gavisus carpentariae Wells & Wellington 1984

Distribution: Australia (Northern Territory).


Lerista chordae

Desert Uplands Slider, (Fine-lined Slider)

Queensland-Wüsten-Gleitskink

Queensland-ørkenglideskink

2005 Lerista chordae Amey, Kutt & Hutchinson
Tychismia chordae Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).


Lerista christinae

Bold-striped Four-toed Slider

Vierzehiger Gebänderter Gleitskink

Firtået Båndet Glideskink

1979 Lerista christinae Storr
Miculia christinae Wells & Wellington 1985

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista cinerea

Vine-thicket Fine-lined Slider

Busch-Gleitskink

Krat-glideskink

1983 Lerista cinerea Greer, MacDonald & Lawrie
Gavisus cinerea Wells & Wellington 1984

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).


Lerista clara

Urala Slider, Clara Slider

Urala-Gleitskink

Urala-glideskink

2007 Lerista clara Smith & Adams
Phaneropis clarus Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista colliveri

Nubbinned Fine-lined Slider

Hughenden-Gleitskink

Hughenden-glideskink

1992 Lerista colliveri Couper & Ingram
Gavisus colliveri Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).


Lerista connivens

Blinking Broad-striped Slider, Blinking Broad-blazed Slider

Salutation-Island-Gleitskink

Salutation Island-glideskink

1971 Lerista connivens Storr
Telchinoscincus connivens Wells & Wellington 1984
Rhodona connivens Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista desertorum

Greater Desert Slider, Great Desert Slider, Central Deserts Robust Slider, Desert Slider

Großer Wüsten-Gleitskink

Stor Ørkenglideskink

1919 Lygosoma planiventrale desertorum Sternfeld
Rhodona planiventralis desertorum Loveridge 1934
Nodorha desertora Mittleman 1952
Lerista desertorum Cogger 1975
Rhodona desertorum Wells & Wellington 1985
Aphroditia desertorum Wells 2012

Remarks: Cogger (2014) did not mention the presence of desertorum in Queensland.
Distribution: Australia (Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia).


Lerista distinguenda

Southwestern Four-toed Slider, Dwarf Four-toed Slider, Southwestern Orange-tailed Slider

Südwestlicher Vierzehiger Gleitskink

Sydvestlig Firtået Glideskink

1910 Ablepharus distinguendus Werner
Lerista distinguenda Greer 1967
Miculia distinguenda Wells & Wellington 1985

Distribution: Australia (South Australia, Western Australia).


Lerista dorsalis

Southern Four-toed Slider, Southern Slider

Südlicher Vierzehiger Gleitskink

Sydlig Firtået Glideskink

1985 Lerista dorsalis Storr
Tychismia dorsalis Wells 2012

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


Lerista edwardsae

Myall Slider, (Edwards's Slider)

Myall-Gleitskink

Myall-glideskink

1982 Lerista picturata edwardsae Storr
Rhodona edwardsae Wells & Wellington 1985
Lerista edwardsae Storr 1991
Aphroditia edwardsae Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (South Australia).


Lerista elegans

West Coast Four-toed Slider, Elegant Slider

Westlicher Vierzehiger Gleitskink

Vestlig Firtået Glideskink

1845 Miculia elegans Gray
Ablepharus elegans Gray 1845
Lerista elegans Greer 1967

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista elongata

Woomera Slider, Wide-striped Mulch Slider

Woomera-Gleitskink

Woomera-glideskink

1990 Lerista elongata Storr
Cybelia elongata Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (South Australia).


Lerista emmotti

Noonbah Robust Slider

Noonbah-Gleitskink

Noonbah-glideskink

1993 Lerista emmotti Ingram, Couper & Donnellan
Aphroditia emmotti Wells 2012

Remarks: Regarded as a synonym of punctatovittata by some authors (e.g., Swan, Shea & Sadlier 2004), but as a separate species by others (e.g., Wilson & Swan 2010; Cogger 2014).
Distribution: Australia (New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia).


Lerista eupoda

West Coast Mulga Slider

Mulga-Gleitskink

Mulga-glideskink

1996 Lerista eupoda Smith
Aphroditia eupoda Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista flammicauda

Pilbara Flame-tailed Slider

Rotschwänziger Pilbara-Gleitskink

Rødhalet Pilbara-glideskink

1985 Lerista flammicauda Storr
Tychismia flammicauda Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista fragilis

Eastern Mulch Slider

Östlicher Wühl-Gleitskink

Østlig Muld-glideskink

1876 Rhodona fragilis Günther
Nodorha fragile Mittleman 1952
Lerista fragilis Greer 1967
Krishna fragilis Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).


Lerista frosti

Centralian Slider, (Frost's Slider)

Zentralaustralischer Gleitskink

Centralaustralsk Glideskink

1895 Rhodona tetradactyla Lucas & Frost [not Mocoa tetradactyla O'Shaughnessy 1879]
1920 Lygosoma frosti Zietz [substitute name for Rhodona tetradactyla Lucas & Frost 1895]
Rhodona frosti Smith 1937
Nodorha frosti Mittleman 1952
Lerista frosti Cogger 1975
Tychismia frosti Wells 2012
1985 Lerista monstrous Wells & Wellington (tentative synonymy)

Distribution: Australia (Northern Territory).


Lerista gascoynensis

Gascoyne Broad-blazed Slider

Gascoyne-Gleitskink

Gascoyne-glideskink

1986 Lerista gascoynensis Storr
Telchinoscincus gascoynensis Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista gerrardii

Bold-striped Robust Slider

Großer Gebänderter Gleitskink

Stor Båndet Glideskink

1864 Rhodona punctata gerrardii Gray
Rhodona gerrardii Günther 1867
Nodorha gerrardii Mittleman 1952
Lerista gerrardi Greer 1967
Aphroditia gerrardi Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista greeri

Southeastern Kimberley Sand Slider

Kimberley-Sandschwimmer

Kimberley Sandsvømmer

1982 Lerista greeri Storr
Rhodona greeri Wells & Wellington 1985
Gaia greeri Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Northern Territory, Western Australia).


Lerista griffini

Stout Sand Slider, (Griffin's Slider)

Robuster Sandschwimmer

Tyk Sandsvømmer

1982 Lerista griffini Storr
Rhodona griffini Wells & Wellington 1985
Gaia griffini Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Northern Territory, Western Australia).


Lerista haroldi

Gnaraloo Mulch Slider

Gnaraloo-Gleitskink

Gnaraloo-glideskink

1983 Lerista haroldi Storr
Miculia haroldi Wells & Wellington 1985
Phaneropis haroldi Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista hobsoni

Upper Burdekin Fine-lined Slider, (Vine-thicket Fine-lined Slider, Hobson's Fine-lined Slider)

Burdekin-Gleitskink

Burdekin-glideskink

2016 Lerista hobsoni Couper, Amey & Wilmer

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).


Lerista humphriesi

Zuytdorp Worm Slider, Taper-tailed West Coast Slider

Zuytdorp-Gleitskink

Zuytdorp-glideskink

1971 Lerista humphriesi Storr
Rhodona humphriesi Wells & Wellington 1985
Soridia humphriesi Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista ingrami

McIver River Slider

McIver-River-Gleitskink

McIver River-glideskink

1991 Lerista ingrami Storr
Spectrascincus ingrami Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).


Lerista ips

Robust Dune Slider, Worm Slider

Großer Dünen-Gleitskink

Stor Klit-glideskink

1980 Lerista ips Storr
Rhodona ips Wells & Wellington 1985
Gaia ips Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Northern Territory, Western Australia).


Lerista jacksoni

Burrup Peninsula Slider, (Jackson's Slider)

Burrup-Gleitskink

Burrup-glideskink

2007 Lerista jacksoni Smith & Adams
Phaneropis jacksoni Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista kalumburu

Kalumburu Kimberley Slider

Kalumburu-Gleitskink

Kalumburu-glideskink

1976 Lerista kalumburu Storr
Rhodona kalumburu Wells & Wellington 1985
Marrunisauria kalumburu Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista karlschmidti

Lesser Robust Fine-lined Slider, (Karl Schmidt's Slider)

Kleiner Schmalstreifen-Gleitskink

Lille Smalstribet Glideskink

1959 Rhodona karlschmidti Marx & Hosmer
Lerista karlschmidti Greer 1967
Gavisus karlschmidti Wells & Wellington 1984

Distribution: Australia (Northern Territory, Queensland).


Lerista kendricki

Shark Bay Broad-striped Slider, Dark Broad-blazed Slider

Shark-Bay-Gleitskink

Shark Bay-glideskink

1991 Lerista kendricki Storr
Telchinoscincus kendricki Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista kennedyensis

Kennedy Range Broad-blazed Slider

Breitbläßiger Kennedy-Range-Gleitskink

Bredblisset Kennedy Range-glideskink

1989 Lerista kennedyensis Kendrick
Telchinoscincus kennedyensis Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista kingi

Mount Gibson Slider, (King's Slider)

Mount-Gibson-Gleitskink

Mount Gibson-glideskink

2007 Lerista kingi Smith & Adams
Phaneropis kingi Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista labialis

Southern Sand Slider, Eastern Two-toed Slider, Pink Slider, Sand Slider

Südlicher Sandschwimmer

Sydlig Sandsvømmer

1971 Lerista labialis Storr
Rhodona labialis Wells & Wellington 1985
Gaia labialis Wells 2012
1985 Rhodona rolloi Wells & Wellington (Shea & Sadlier 1999)
Gaia rolloi Wells 2012

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


Lerista lineata

Perth Lined Slider, Perth Slider, Lined Burrowing Skink

Perth-Gleitskink

Perth-glideskink

1833 Lerista lineata Bell
Rhodona lineata Smith 1937
Ablepharus lineatus Mittleman 1952

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista lineopunctulata

Southern Line-spotted Robust Slider, West Coast Line-spotted Slider, Dotted-line Robust Slider

Südlicher Strichlierter Gleitskink

Sydlig Stiplet Glideskink

1839 Rhodona punctata Gray [not Lacerta punctata Linnaeus 1758] (Amey & Edwards 2017)
1839 Brachystopus lineopunctulatus Dumeril & Bibron
Rhodona lineopunctulata Smith 1937
Lerista lineopunctulata Greer 1967
1962 Lygosoma nigriceps Glauert (Amey & Edwards 2017)
Rhodona nigriceps Wells & Wellington 1984

Remarks: Previously included miopus.
Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista macropisthopus

Unpatterned Robust Slider

Großer Einfarbiger Gleitskink

Stor Ensfarvet Glideskink

1903 Lygosoma macropisthopus Werner
Rhodona macropisthopus Loveridge 1934
Nodorha macropisthopa Mittleman 1952
Lerista macropisthopa Greer 1967
Aphroditia macropisthopus Wells 2012
1991 Lerista macropisthopus fusciceps Storr
Aphroditia fusciceps Wells 2012
1991 Lerista macropisthopus galea Storr
Aphroditia galea Wells 2012
1991 Lerista macropisthopus remota Storr
Aphroditia remota Wells 2012

Other common names:
fusciceps: Northern Unpatterned Robust Slider
galea: Murchison Unpatterned Robust Slider
macropisthopus: Southern Unpatterned Robust Slider
Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista micra

Lesser Slider, Little Slider

Kleiner Gleitskink

Lille Glideskink

2007 Lerista micra Smith & Adams
Phaneropis micra Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista microtis

Five-toed Slider, Southwestern Slider, Long-legged Slider

Fünfzehiger Gleitskink

Femtået Glideskink

1845 Mocoa microtis Gray
Rhodona microtis Loveridge 1934
Nodorha microta Mittleman 1952
Lerista microtis Greer 1967
1991 Lerista microtis intermedia Storr
Nordoha microtis intermedia Wells 2012
1991 Lerista microtis schwaneri Storr
Nordoha schwaneri Wells 2012

Other common names:
intermedia: South Coast Five-toed Lerista
microtis: Southwestern Five-toed Lerista
Remarks: Records from South Australia refer to arenicola (Cogger 1992).
Distribution: Australia (South Australia, Western Australia).


Lerista miopus

Northern Line-spotted Robust Slider

Nördlicher Strichlierter Gleitskink

Nordlig Stiplet Glideskink

1867 Soridia miopus Günther
Lygosoma miopus Glauert 1960
Lerista miopus Amey & Edwards 2017
1842 Ronia catenulata Gray (Amey & Edwards 2017)
1910 Lygosoma bipes concolor Werner (Amey & Edwards 2017)
Rhodona concolor Wells & Wellington 1984
Tychismia concolor Wells 2012

Remarks: Previously regarded as a synonym of lineopunctulata (e.g., Cogger, Cameron & Cogger 1983). Revalidated by Amey & Edwards (2017).
Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista muelleri

Common Mulch Slider, Wood Mulch Slider, Three-toed Slider, (Mueller's Slider)

Gewöhnlicher Wühl-Gleitskink

Almindelig Muld-glideskink

1881 Phaneropis muelleri Fischer
Ablepharus muelleri Mittleman 1952
Lerista muelleri Greer 1967
Miculia muelleri Wells & Wellington 1984
1935 Lygosoma goerlingi Ahl (Smith & Adams 2007)
Miculia goerlingi Wells & Wellington 1984

Remarks: Now restricted to Western Australia (Smith & Adams 2007). Previously included rhodonoides and timida (e.g., Cogger, Cameron & Cogger 1983). The former was revalidated by Smith & Adams (2007) and the status of the latter is still uncertain (see remarks under timida). The species amicorum, clara, jacksoni, kingi, micra, nevinae, occulta, rolfei, and verhmens were also previously considered to be populations of muelleri (Smith & Adams 2007).
Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista neander

Pilbara Robust Slider

Großer Pilbara-Gleitskink

Stor Pilbara-glideskink

1971 Lerista neander Storr
Rhodona neander Wells & Wellington 1985
Aphroditia neander Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista nevinae

Cape Lambert Slider, (Nevin's Slider)

Cape-Lambert-Gleitskink

Cape Lambert-glideskink

2007 Lerista nevinae Smith & Adams
Phaneropis nevinae Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista nichollsi

Inland Broad-striped Slider, Inland Broad-blazed Slider

Westlicher Breitstreifen-Gleitskink

Vestlig Bredstribet Glideskink

1933 Rhodona nichollsi Loveridge
Nodorha nichollsi Mittleman 1952
Lerista nichollsi Greer 1967
Telchinoscincus nichollsi Wells & Wellington 1984

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista occulta

Kennedy Range Hidden Slider, (Carnarvon Slider)

Westlicher Kennedy-Range-Gleitskink

Vestlig Kennedy Range-glideskink

2007 Lerista occulta Smith & Adams
Phaneropis occultus Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista onsloviana

Onslow Broad-blazed Slider

Onslow-Gleitskink

Onslow-glideskink

1984 Lerista onsloviana Storr
Telchinoscincus onsloviana Wells & Wellington 1985

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista orientalis

Eastern Slider, (Northeastern Orange-tailed Slider)

Östlicher Gleitskink

Østlig Glideskink

1889 Miculia orientalis De Vis
Ablepharus orientalis Worrell 1963
Lerista orientalis Greer 1967
Spectrascincus orientalis Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia).


Lerista parameles

Chillagoe Fine-lined Slider

Chillagoe-Gleitskink

Chillagoe-glideskink

2019 Lerista parameles Amey, Couper & Worthington Wilmer

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).





Lerista petersoni

Pale Broad-blazed Slider

Heller Gleitskink

Lys Glideskink

1976 Lerista connivens petersoni Storr
Lerista petersoni Cogger, Cameron & Cogger 1983
Telchinoscincus petersoni Wells & Wellington 1984

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista picturata

Goldfields Robust Slider, Southern Robust Slider

Goldfields-Gleitskink

Goldfields-glideskink

1914 Lygosoma picturatum Fry
Rhodona picturata Loveridge 1934
Nodorha picturata Mittleman 1952
Lerista picturata Greer 1967
Aphroditia picturata Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista planiventralis

Ridged Slider, Keeled Slider

Gekielter Gleitskink

Kølet Glideskink

1902 Rhodona planiventralis Lucas & Frost
Nodorha planiventrale Mittleman 1952
Lerista planiventralis Greer 1967
Goldneyia planiventralis Wells 2012
1978 Lerista planiventralis decora Storr
Goldneyia decora Wells 2012
1991 Lerista planiventralis maryani Storr
Goldneyia maryani Wells 2012

Other common names:
decora: Strong-striped Ridged Lerista
planiventralis: Weak-striped Ridged Lerista
Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista praefrontalis

Yampi Sand Slider

Yampi-Gleitskink

Yampi-glideskink

1986 Lerista praefrontalis Greer
Rhodona praefrontalis Wells 2012

Remarks: Maryan & Robinson (1997) suggested praefrontalis to be an aberrant specimen of griffini, but Aplin & Smith (2001) retained both species, pending further studies.
Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista praepedita

West Coast Worm Slider, Western Worm Slider, Blunt-tailed West Coast Slider

Westlicher Stumpfschwanz-Gleitskink

Vestlig Stumphalet Glideskink

1839 Soridia lineata Gray [not Lerista lineata Bell 1833] (Cogger, Cameron & Cogger 1983)
1887 Lygosoma praepeditum Boulenger
Rhodona praepeditum Worrell 1963
Lerista praepedita Greer 1967
Soridia praepedita Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista punctatovittata

Eastern Robust Slider, Spotted Slider

Östlicher Gefleckter Gleitskink

Østlig Plettet Glideskink

1867 Rhodona punctatovittata Günther
Nodorha punctatovittata Mittleman 1952
Lerista punctatovittata Greer 1967
Aphroditia punctatovittata Wells 2012
1881 Rhodona officeri McCoy (Cogger, Cameron & Cogger 1983)

Remarks: Previously included emmotti.
Distribution: Australia (New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria).


Lerista puncticauda

Dotty-tailed Robust Slider

Fleckenschwanz-Gleitskink

Prikhalet Glideskink

1991 Lerista puncticauda Storr
Aphroditia puncticauda Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista quadrivincula

Four-lined Slider

Vierstreifiger Gleitskink

Firstribet Glideskink

1990 Lerista concolor Storr [not Lygosoma bipes concolor Werner 1910] (Shea 1991)
1991 Lerista quadrivincula Shea [substitute name for Lerista concolor Storr 1990]

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista rhodonoides

Mildura Slider

Mildura-Gleitskink

Mildura-glideskink

1896 Ablepharus rhodonoides Lucas & Frost
Miculia rhodonoides Wells & Wellington 1984
Lerista rhodonoides Smith & Adams 2007
Lokisaurus rhodonoides Wells 2012

Remarks: Previously regarded as a synonym of muelleri (e.g., Cogger, Cameron & Cogger 1983). Revalidated by Smith & Adams (2007). Not mentioned by Hutchinson (2010), Wilson & Swan (2010), or Cogger (2014), who presumably considered rhodonoides conspecific with timida. Listed as a valid species by the Reptile Database (reptile-database.reptarium.cz, viewed Feb. 12, 2013).
Distribution: Australia (New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia).


Lerista robusta

Egans Bore Robust Slider, Broad-eyed Slider

Egans-Bore-Gleitskink

Egans Bore-glideskink

1990 Lerista robusta Storr
Gaia robusta Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista rochfordensis

Rochford Slider

Rochford-Gleitskink

Rochford-glideskink

2009 Lerista rochfordensis Amey & Couper
Gavisus rochfordensis Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).


Lerista rolfei

Carnarvon Basin Slider, (Rolfe's Slider)

Carnarvon-Gleitskink

Carnarvon-glideskink

2007 Lerista rolfei Smith & Adams
Phaneropis rolfei Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista separanda

Dampierland Plain Slider

Einfarbiger Dampierland-Gleitskink

Ensfarvet Dampierland-glideskink

1976 Lerista separanda Storr
Miculia separanda Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista simillima

Fitzroy Sand Slider

Fitzroy-Gleitskink

Fitzroy-glideskink

1984 Lerista simillima Storr
Rhodona simillima Wells & Wellington 1985
Gaia simillima Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista speciosa

Musgrave Slider, Pale-striped Mulch Slider

Musgrave-Gleitskink

Musgrave-glideskink

1990 Lerista speciosa Storr
Cybelia speciosa Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (South Australia).


Lerista stictopleura

Spotted Broad-blazed Slider

Gefleckter Breitbläßiger Gleitskink

Plettet Bredblisset Glideskink

1985 Lerista stictopleura Storr
Xynoscincus stictopleurus Wells & Wellington 1988

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista storri

Springfield Fine-lined Slider, Mount Surprise Slider, (Storr's Slider)

Springfield-Gleitskink

Springfield-glideskink

1983 Lerista storri Greer, MacDonald & Lawrie
Gavisus storri Wells & Wellington 1984

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).


Lerista stylis

Arnhem Coast Fine-lined Slider, Single-toed Slider

Arnhemland-Gleitskink

Arnhemland-glideskink

1955 Rhodona stylis Mitchell
Lerista stylis Greer 1967
Gavisus stylis Wells & Wellington 1984

Distribution: Australia (Northern Territory).


Lerista taeniata

Ribbon Slider

Gebänderter Gleitskink

Båndet Glideskink

1986 Lerista aericeps taeniata Storr
Lerista taeniata Greer 1990
Miculia taeniata Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Northern Territory, South Australia, Western Australia).


Lerista talpina

Phantom Mole Slider, Mole Slider

Fantom-Gleitskink

Fantom-glideskink

1991 Lerista talpina Storr

Remarks: Aplin & Smith (2001), in announcing a future publication, treated talpini as a synonym of petersoni. Wilson & Swan (2010) did not mention talpina.
Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista terdigitata

Robust Mulch Slider, Southern Three-toed Slider

Großer Wühl-Gleitskink

Stor Muld-glideskink

1926 Lygosoma terdigitatum Parker
Rhodona terdigitatum Loveridge 1934
Nodorha terdigitata Mittleman 1952
Lerista terdigitata Greer 1967
Cybelia terdigitata Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (South Australia).


Lerista timida

Dwarf Three-toed Slider, Timid Slider

Zwerg-Gleitskink

Dværg-glideskink

1888 Ablepharus timidus De Vis
Lerista timida Greer 1967
Miculia timida Wells & Wellington 1984
Lokisaurus timidus Wells 2012

Remarks: Status uncertain. Possibly conspecific with rhodonoides (Smith & Adams 2007). Previously regarded as a synonym of muelleri (e.g., Cogger, Cameron & Cogger 1983; The Reptile Database [viewed 24 February 2015]).
Distribution: Australia (New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia).


Lerista tridactyla

Goldfields Robust Mulch Slider, Dark-backed Mulch Slider

Westlicher Wühl-Gleitskink

Vestlig Muld-glideskink

1990 Lerista tridactyla Storr
Cybelia tridactyla Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista uniduo

Slender Broad-striped Slider, Slender Broad-blazed Slider

Schlanker Breitstreifen-Gleitskink

Slank Bredstribet Glideskink

1984 Lerista uniduo Storr
Telchinoscincus uniduo Wells & Wellington 1985
1991 Lerista maculosa Storr (Aplin & Smith 2001)

Remarks: Cogger (2014) regarded maculosa as a separate species.
Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista vanderduysi

Leaden-bellied Fine-line Slider

Blackbraes-Gleitskink

Blackbraes-glideskink

2016 Lerista vanderduysi Couper, Amey & Wilmer

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).


Lerista varia

Variable-striped Robust Slider, (Shark Bay Broad-blazed Slider)

Variabelstreifiger Gleitskink

Forskelligstribet Glideskink

1986 Lerista varia Storr
Rhodona varia Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista verhmens

Three-fingered Pilbara Slider

Westlicher Pilbara-Gleitskink

Vestlig Pilbara-glideskink

2007 Lerista verhmens Smith & Adams
Phaneropis verhmens Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista vermicularis

Slender Dune Slider

Schlanker Dünen-Gleitskink

Slank Klit-glideskink

1982 Lerista vermicularis Storr
Rhodona vermicularis Wells & Wellington 1985
Alcisius vermicularis Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista viduata

Ravensthorpe Five-toed Slider, Ravensthorpe Range Slider

Ravensthorpe-Gleitskink

Ravensthorpe-glideskink

1991 Lerista viduata Storr
Nordoha viduata Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista vittata

Mount Cooper Striped Slider, Side-striped Fine-lined Slider

Mount-Cooper-Gleitskink

Mount Cooper-glideskink

1983 Lerista vittata Greer, MacDonald & Lawrie
Gavisus vittata Wells & Wellington 1984

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).


Lerista walkeri

Coastal Kimberley Slider

Kimberley-Küsten-Gleitskink

Kimberley Kyst-glideskink

1891 Lygosoma walkeri Boulenger
Rhodona walkeri Loveridge 1934
Nodorha walkeri Mittleman 1952
Lerista walkeri Greer 1967
Marrunisauria walkeri Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista wilkinsi

Two-toed Fine-lined Slider

Zweizehiger Schmalstreifen-Gleitskink

Totået Smalstribet Glideskink

1926 Lygosoma wilkinsi Parker
Rhodona wilkinsi Loveridge 1934
Nodorha wilkinsi Mittleman 1952
Lerista wilkinsi Greer 1967
Gavisus wilkinsi Wells & Wellington 1984

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).


Lerista xanthura

Yellow-tailed Plain Slider, (Yellow-tailed Slider)

Gelbschwanz-Gleitskink

Gulhalet Glideskink

1976 Lerista xanthura Storr
Miculia xanthura Wells 2012

Remarks: Previously included aericeps. Now restricted to Western Australia. Records from outside Western Australia refer to aericeps (e.g., Sass 2011).
Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista yuna

Yuna Broad-striped Slider, Yuna Broad-blazed Slider

Yuna-Gleitskink

Yuna-glideskink

1991 Lerista yuna Storr
Telchinoscincus yuna Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista zietzi

Wittenoom Slider, (Zietz's Slider)

Wittenoom-Gleitskink

Wittenoom-glideskink

1985 Lerista zietzi Wells & Wellington
Tychismia zietzi Wells 2012
1985 Lerista chalybura Storr (Aplin & Smith 2001)

Remarks: It has been a matter of dispute which of the two names, chalybura or zietzi, that was published first. Shea & Sadlier (1999) recommended to use chalybura until the matter has been resolved, however, several subsequent publications (e.g., Aplin & Smith 2001; Wilson & Swan 2003, 2010) have chosen to use zietzi for this species. These publications are followed herein.
Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Lerista zonulata

Northeastern Orange-tailed Slider, Girdled Slider

Nordöstlicher Orangeschwänziger Gleitskink

Nordøstlig Orangehalet Glideskink

1991 Lerista zonulata Storr
Spectrascincus zonulatus Wells 2012

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).