Glaphyromorphus nigricaudis

Hoskin, Conrad J. & Couper, Patrick J., 2014, Two new skinks (Scincidae: Glaphyromorphus) from rainforest habitats in north-eastern Australia, Zootaxa 3869 (1), pp. 1-16 : 14

publication ID

https://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3869.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:16D13388-B967-4400-8709-24A127A1B455

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5495136

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03DEC73D-8565-FFC2-FF3E-FD7B9899B614

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Felipe

scientific name

Glaphyromorphus nigricaudis
status

 

A key to the Glaphyromorphus nigricaudis group of north-eastern Australia

Group defined as having: adpressed limbs overlapping or separated by at most the length of forelimb, 24 or more midbody scale rows, and prefrontal not contacting first preocular scale.

1. Body size small ( SVL ~ 50 mm); dark barred pattern on dorsal and lateral surfaces of the body, extending posteriorly to groin; supralabials predominantly dark............................................................... nyanchupinta

- Body size large ( SVL ~ 70–90 mm); dark barred pattern not extending to groin; supralabials predominantly pale with dark sutures.............................................................................................. 2

2. Eight supralabial scales with 6 th below centre of eye, and more than 14 subdigital lamellae beneath 4 th finger...... othelarrni

- Seven supralabial scales with 5 th below centre of eye, and less than 14 subdigital lamellae beneath 4 th finger.............. 3

3. 59–70 paravertebral scale rows; a series of pale or yellowish dorsolateral blotches present on shoulders......... fuscicaudis

- 51–58 paravertebral scale rows; no series of yellowish dorsolateral blotches on shoulders................... nigricaudis

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Reptilia

Order

Squamata

Family

Scincidae

Genus

Glaphyromorphus