Carinascincus metallicus

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Carinascincus metallicus

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Scincoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Ordo: Squamata
Superfamilia: Scincoidea

Familia: Scincidae
Subfamilia: Eugongylinae
Genus: Carinascincus
Species: Carinascincus metallicus

Name[edit]

Syntypes (7): BMNH 1946.8.7.7–14, collected by Ronald Gunn.

Type locality: “Van Diemn's Land [=Tasmania]”, Australia.

Combinations[edit]

  • Mocoa metallica O’Shaughnessy, 1874: 299 [original combination]
  • Lygosoma (Leiolopisma) metallicumSmith, 1937: 225 [subsequent combination]
  • Leiolopisma metallicumGreer, 1974: 17 [subsequent combination]
  • Litotescincus metallicumWells & Wellington, 1985: 33 [subsequent combination]
  • Niveoscincus metallicusHutchinson et al. 1990: 544 [subsequent combination]
  • Carinascincus metallicusCouper, Covacevich, Amey & Baker, 2006: 380 [subsequent combination]

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

Links[edit]

  • Chapple, D.C, Michael, D., Robertson, P., Clemann, N. & Wapstra, E. 2018. {[IUCN|LC|109480617|Niveoscincus metallicus}}. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T109480617A109480628.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Metallic Cool-skink