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








Genus
Anomalopus

East Australian Worm Skinks

Ostaustralische Wurmskinke

Østaustralske Ormeskinker

1851 Anomalopus Dumeril (type species: Anomalopus verreauxii Dumeril & Dumeril 1851)
1985 Vermiseps Greer & Cogger (type species: Anomalopus swansoni Greer & Cogger 1985; syn. Greer & Cogger 1985)
Contents: 4 species, all of which are endemic.
Endemism: 0% 100%
Remarks: Previously included species now assigned to Praeteropus and Sepsiscus.
Distribution: Australia (New South Wales, Queensland [incl. Fraser Island]).

Anomalopus leuckartii

Two-clawed Worm Skink

Zweizehen-Wurmskink

Totået Ormeskink

1862 Brachymeles leuckartii Weinland
Anomalopus leuckartii Greer & Cogger 1985
1888 Anomalopus lentiginosus De Vis (Greer & Cogger 1985)
1894 Lygosoma verreauxii biunguiculata Oudemans (Greer & Cogger 1985)
1916 Lygosoma bancrofti Longman (Greer & Cogger 1985)
1985 Anomalopus bellamii Wells & Wellington (Shea & Sadlier 1999)

Distribution: Australia (New South Wales, Queensland).


Anomalopus mackayi

Long-legged Worm Skink, Five-clawed Worm Skink, (MacKay's Worm Skink)

Langbeiniger Wurmskink

Langbenet Ormeskink

1985 Anomalopus mackayi Greer & Cogger

Distribution: Australia (New South Wales, Queensland).


Anomalopus swansoni

Punctate Worm Skink, (Swanson's Worm Skink)

Gepunkteter Wurmskink

Prikket Ormeskink

1985 Anomalopus swansoni Greer & Cogger

Distribution: Australia (New South Wales).


Anomalopus verreauxii

Three-clawed Worm Skink, (Verreaux's Skink)

Dreizehen-Wurmskink

Tretået Ormeskink

1851 Anomalopus verreauxii Dumeril in Dumeril & Dumeril
Saiphos verreauxii Mittleman 1952
Lygosoma verreauxii Boulenger 1887
1864 Siaphus simplex Cope (Greer & Cogger 1985)
1867 Anomalopus godeffroyi Peters (Greer & Cogger 1985)
1873 Chelomeles pseudopus Günther (Greer & Cogger 1985)

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