Saturday, June 30, 2012

[Herpetology • 2010] จิ้งเหลนภูเขาอุบล | Sphenomorphus lineopunctulatus | Line-spotted Forest Skink • Rediscovery of the Rare Thai Scincid Lizard Sphenomorphus lineopunctulatus Taylor, 1962: New Country Records From Cambodia and Laos and a Redescription

photo: (upper) วีระยุทธ์ เลาหะจินดา (2555) http://facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=367250336673354
(lower) T. Calame from Cambodia / redescription paper (2010)

จิ้งเหลนภูเขาอุบล
 Line-spotted Forest Skink |  Sphenomorphus lineopunctulatus Taylor, 1962


We herein report about the first records of the Line-spotted forest skink Sphenomorphus lineopunctulatus, a species previously known from a single specimen only from Thailand, for Cambodia and Laos. Based on the new material, we provide a redescription and first natural history notes of the species.

Keywords: Squamata, Scincidae, Lygosominae, Sphenomorphus lineopunctulatus, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, rediscovery, new records, redescription.


Rediscovery of the Rare Thai Scincid Lizard Sphenomorphus lineopunctulatus Taylor, 1962: New Country Records From Cambodia and Laos and a Redescription.

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