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Citation: Midtgaard, Rune. RepFocus - A Survey of the Reptiles of the World. (www.repfocus.dk).
Latest update: December 31st, 2022.

Taxonomy of the family Scincidae
Bibliography of the genus Lissolepis
Biodiversity of the family Scincidae


Swamp Skinks, Mourning Skinks

Australische Sumpfskinke

Australske Sumpskinker

1872 Lissolepis Peters (type species: Cyclodus luctuosus Peters 1866)
Contents: 2 species, both of which are endemic.
Endemism: 0% 100%
Remarks: Previously regarded as a synonym of Egernia (e.g., Cogger, Cameron & Cogger 1983). Revalidated by Gardner, Hugall, Donnellan, Hutchinson & Foster (2008).
Distribution: Australia (New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia).

Lissolepis coventryi

Eastern Swamp Skink, Eastern Mourning Skink

Ostaustralischer Sumpfskink

Østaustralsk Sumpskink

1978 Egernia coventryi Storr
Lissolepis coventryi Wells & Wellington 1985
1985 Lissolepis aquarius Wells & Wellington (tentative synonymy)

Distribution: Australia (New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria).

Lissolepis luctuosa

Western Swamp Skink, Western Glossy Swamp Skink, Western Mourning Skink

Westaustralischer Sumpfskink

Vestaustralsk Sumpskink

1866 Cyclodus luctuosus Peters
Egernia luctuosa Boulenger 1887
Tiliqua luctuosa Mitchell 1950
Lissolepis luctuosa Wells & Wellington 1985
1888 Egernia lauta De Vis (Cogger, Cameron & Cogger 1983)

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).

Lissolepis luctuosa
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