Carlia inconnexa

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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
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Scincomorpha
Superfamilia: Scincoidea

Familia: Scincidae
Subfamilia: Eugongylinae
Genus: Carlia
Species: Carlia inconnexa


  • Carlia inconnexa Ingram & Covacevich, 1989
Holotype: AM R47178, male.
Type locality: Hayman Island (20°03'S, 148°53'E).
Etymology: Formerly the subspecies name for these populations. Derived from Latin and meaning ‘unjoined'; in reference to the fact the species is found on offshore islands (Ingram & Covacevich 1989).


  • Carlia pectoralis inconnexa Ingram & Cavacevich 1989
  • Carlia inconnexa — Hoskin & Couper 2012: 17, figs. 1H, 2D, 3D, 4D, 5D, 6D, 7D, 8D, 9D, 10F


  • Ingram, G. & Covacevich J., 1989: Revision of the genus Carlia (Reptilia: Scincidae) in Australia with comments on Carlia bicarinata of New Guinea. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 27(2): 443–490.

  • Hoskin, C.J.; Couper, P.J. 2012: Description of two new Carlia species (Reptilia: Scincidae) from north-east Australia, elevation of Carlia pectoralis inconnexa Ingram & Covacevich 1989 to full species status, and redescription of Carlia pectoralis (de Vis 1884). Zootaxa 3546: 1–28. Preview PDF Reference page

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Whitsunday Rainbow Skink