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








Genus
Pseudemoia

Australian Grass Skinks, Cool-Skinks

Australische Grasskinke*

Australske Græsskinker*

1967 Pseudemoia Fuhn (type species: Lygosoma spenceri Lucas & Frost 1894)
1985 Claireascincus Wells & Wellington (type species: Gongylus entrecasteauxii Dumeril & Bibron 1839; syn. Hutchinson & Donnellan 1992)
Contents: 6 species, all of which are endemic.
Remarks: Includes several species previously placed in Leiolopisma. The genus previously included the species now placed in Acritoscincus, Harrisoniascincus, Niveoscincus, and Techmarscincus, as well as Oligosoma lichenigerum.
Distribution: Australia (Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, South Australia [incl. Kangaroo Island], Tasmania [incl. Bass Strait Islands], Victoria, Western Australia).

Pseudemoia baudini

Bight Cool-Skink, Great Bight Cool Skink, Bight Coast Skink, (Baudin's Skink)

Küsten-Grasskink*

Kyst-græsskink*

1982 Leiolopisma baudini Greer
Claireascincus baudini Wells & Wellington 1985
Pseudemoia baudini Hutchinson, Donnellan, Baverstock, Krieg, Simms & Burgin 1990

Distribution: Australia (South Australia, Western Australia).


Pseudemoia cryodroma

Alpine Bog Skink

Alpiner Grasskink*

Alpin Græsskink*

1992 Pseudemoia cryodroma Hutchinson & Donnellan

Distribution: Australia (Victoria).


Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii

Southern Grass Skink, Mountain Log Skink, Woodland Tussock Skink, (Tussock Skink, Tussock Cool-Skink)

Südlicher Grasskink*

Sydlig Græsskink*

1839 Gongylus entrecasteauxii Dumeril & Bibron
Lygosoma entrecasteauxii Boulenger 1887
Leiolopisma entrecasteauxii Mittleman 1952
Eulepis entrecasteauxii Wells & Wellington 1984
Claireascincus entrecasteauxii Wells & Wellington 1985
Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii Hutchinson, Donnellan, Baverstock, Krieg, Simms & Burgin 1990
1804 ? Scincus decemlineatus Lacepede (Hutchinson & Donnellan 1992)
1820 Scincus undecimstriatus Kuhl (? in part) (Hutchinson & Donnellan 1992)
1874 Mocoa pseudocarinata O'Shaughnessy (Hutchinson & Donnellan 1992)
1875 Mocoa pseudotropis Günther [substitute name for Mocoa pseudocarinata O'Shaughnessy 1874] (Hutchinson & Donnellan 1992)
Eulepis pseudotropis Wells & Wellington 1984
1985 Claireascincus triumviratus Wells & Wellington (Hutchinson & Donnellan 1992)

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


Pseudemoia pagenstecheri

Grassland Tussock Skink, (Tussock Skink)

Gestreifter Grasskink*

Stribet Græsskink*

1901 Lygosoma pagenstecheri Lindholm
Scincella pagenstecheri Mittleman 1952
Claireascincus pagenstecheri Wells & Wellington 1985
Pseudemoia pagenstecheri Hutchinson & Donnellan 1992
1985 Claireascincus jenkinsi Wells & Wellington (Hutchinson & Donnellan 1992)
1985 Claireascincus schumacki Wells & Wellington (Hutchinson & Donnellan 1992)
1985 Claireascincus wardi Wells & Wellington (Hutchinson & Donnellan 1992)

Remarks: Previously regarded as a synonym of entrecasteauxii (e.g., Cogger, Cameron & Cogger 1983). Revalidated by Hutchinson & Donnellan (1992).
Distribution: Australia (Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria).


Pseudemoia rawlinsoni

Glossy Grass Skink, Bog Skink, Mountain Swamp Skink, Swampland Cool Skink

Moor-Grasskink*

Mose-græsskink*

1988 Leiolopisma rawlinsoni Hutchinson & Donnellan
Pseudemoia rawlinsoni Hutchinson, Donnellan, Baverstock, Krieg, Simms & Burgin 1990

Distribution: Australia (Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania [incl. Bass Strait Islands], Victoria).


Pseudemoia spenceri

Victorian Cool-skink, Trunk-climbing Cool Skink, (Grass Skink, Spencer's Skink)

Victoria-Grasskink*

Victoria-græsskink*

1894 Lygosoma spenceri Lucas & Frost
Ablepharus spenceri Smith 1937
Emoia spenceri Worrell 1963
Pseudemoia spenceri Fuhn 1967
Leiolopisma spenceri Greer 1974
Eulepis spenceri Swan 1990
1929 Lygosoma weekesae Kinghorn (Cogger, Cameron & Cogger 1983)

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