Taxon profile


Lygisaurus De Vis, 1884

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

Included taxa

Number of records: 14

species Lygisaurus abscondita (Worthington-Wilmer, Couper, Amey, Zug & Roberts, 2005)
species Lygisaurus aeratus (Garman, 1901) - Large-disced Litter-skink
species Lygisaurus curtus (Boulenger, 1897)
species Lygisaurus foliorum De Vis, 1884 - Tree-base Litter Skink
species Lygisaurus laevis (Oudemans, 1894) - Rainforest Edge Litter Skink
species Lygisaurus macfarlani (Günther, 1877) - Translucent Litter Skink
species Lygisaurus malleolus (Roberts, Couper, Worthington-Wilmer, Amey & Zug, 2005)
species Lygisaurus novaeguineae (Meyer, 1874)
species Lygisaurus parrhasius (Couper, Covacevich & Lethbridge, 1994) - Fire-tailed Rainbow-skink
species Lygisaurus rimula (Ingram & Covacevich, 1980) - Crevice rainbow-skink
species Lygisaurus rococo Ingram & Covacevich, 1988 - Chillagoe Litter Skink
species Lygisaurus sesbrauna Ingram & Covacevich, 1988 - Eastern Cape Litter Skink
species Lygisaurus tanneri Ingram & Covacevich, 1988 - Endeavour River Litter Skink
species Lygisaurus zuma Couper, 1993 - Sun-loving Litter Skink

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [4d1bfa97-bf7a-4ab6-8f8c-556d80b4b8ea]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Lygisaurus De Vis, 1884]
Data retrieved on: 26 January 2015

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