Carlia rubigo

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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
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 rubigo

Name[edit]

  • Carlia rubigo Hoskin & Couper, 2012: 11, figs. 1A & B, 2BN, 3B, 4B, 5B, 6B, 7B, 8B, 9B, 10D
Holotype: QMJ90885, male,; C. Hoskin, 13 February 2011.
Type locality: AUSTRALIA: Magnetic Island, Gustav Ck (19°08'50"S, 146°50'41"E), north-east Queensland.
Etymology: From the Latin rubigo, meaning ‘rust'. In reference to the rusty orange colouration on this species, particularly on the flanks of males.

References[edit]

  • 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: Orange-flanked Rainbow Skink