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Bassiana - Hutchinson, Donnellan, Baverstock, Krieg, Simms & Burgin, 1990

Etymology: "From the Bassian zoogeographic subregion, the boundaries of which are
coincident with the collective distributions of the three included species. Genus feminine."1

Taxonomic notes:

All members of this genus are now placed in Acritoscincus.
This genus was described in Hutchinson, Donnellan, Baverstock, Krieg, Simms & Burgin1

Statistics: Reproductive modes:

Size range:

Number of Australian species: 0

  1. Hutchinson, MN; Donnellan, SC; Baverstock, PR; Krieg, M.; Simms, S.; & Burgin, S. (1990). Immunological relationships and generic revision of the Australian lizards assigned to the genus Leiolopisma (Scincidae: Lygosominae). Australian Journal of Zoology, 38(5):535-554. - search web for this article
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