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Species profile—Lygisaurus abscondita (Mt Surprise litter-skink)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Scincidae (skinks) → Lygisaurus abscondita (Mt Surprise litter-skink)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Scincidae (skinks)
Scientific name
Lygisaurus abscondita (Worthington Wilmer, Couper, Amey, Zug & Roberts 2005)
Common name
Mt Surprise litter-skink
Type reference
Couper, P.J., Worthington Wilmer, J., Roberts, L., Amey, A.P. and Zug, G.R. (2005). Skinks currently assigned to Carlia aerata (Scincidae : Lygosominae) of north-eastern Queensland: a preliminary study of cryptic diversity and two new species. Australian Journal of Zoology 53(1): 35-49.
WildNet taxon ID
29892
Synonym(s)
Carlia abscondita
Lygisaurus aeratus
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil

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Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0.
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=29892.

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
8 March 2022