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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)
Contents: 14 species, all of which are endemic.
Endemism: 0% 100%
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 adonis
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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)

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 delicata
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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 guichenoti
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Lampropholis mirabilis

Saxicoline Sun Skink

Felsen-Sonnenskink

Klippe-solskink

1981 Lampropholis mirabilis Ingram & Rawlinson

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).


Lampropholis mirabilis
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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).