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species

Shingleback Lizard
Tiliqua rugosa Gray, 1825

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Squamata - lizards and snakes »  family Scincidae - skinks

Scientific synonyms

Trachydosaurus rugosus Gray, 1825

Other names

= Bobtail Lizard
= Pinecone Lizard
= Shingle-back
= Shingleback
= Sleepy Lizard
= Stumpy Tail Lizard

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Distribution

Australia (S West Australia, S South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales except coastal areas, S/C Queensland)

Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Tiliqua rugosa asper Gray, 1845 - Eastern Shingleback Skink
subspecies Tiliqua rugosa konowi Mertens, 1958 - Rottnest Island Shingleback Skink
subspecies Tiliqua rugosa palarra Shea, 2000 - Shark Bay Shingleback Skink
subspecies Tiliqua rugosa rugosa Gray, 1825 - Common Shingleback Skink

Links and literature

EN ABRS (2009): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Tiliqua rugosa (J.E. Gray, 1825)]

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