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CAVS: 2572

Species Tiliqua adelaidensis (Peters, 1863)

Pygmy Blue-tongue

  • Cyclodus adelaidensis Peters, W. 1863. Übersicht der von Hrn. Richard Schomburgk an das zoologische Museum eingesandten Amphibien, aus Buchsfelde bei Adelaide in Südaustralien. Monatsberichte der Königlichen Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1863: 228-236 [1864 on title page] [232].
    Type data:
     Syntype(s) ZMB 4710 2 specimens, Loos, 4.5 km W Gawler (as Buchsfelde), SA.
    Type locality references:
    Praite, R. & Tolley, J.C. 1970. Place names of South Australia. Adelaide : Rigby 203 pp..


Generic Combinations

  • Tiliqua adelaidensis (Peters, 1863).




South Australia

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


SA: Flinders Lofty Block (FLB)

Ecological Descriptors

Diurnal, terrestrial, viviparous.


General References

Mitchell, F.J. 1950. The scincid genera Egernia and Tiliqua (Lacertilia). Records of the South Australian Museum (Adelaide) 9: 275-308 (taxonomy)


Common Name References

Clayton, M., Wombey, J.C., Mason, I.J., Chesser, R.T. & Wells, A. 2006. CSIRO List of Australian Vertebrates: A Reference with Conservation Status. Melbourne : CSIRO Publishing iv 162 pp. [37] (Pygmy Blue-tongue)


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
28-May-2014 22-Aug-2013 MODIFIED
08-Mar-2011 08-Mar-2011 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)