Calyptotis temporalis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Squamata Scincidae

Scientific Name: Calyptotis temporalis Greer, 1983
Common Name(s):
English Broad-templed Calyptotis

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2018
Date Assessed: 2017-06-14
Assessor(s): Hoskin, C., Couper, P. & Amey, A.
Reviewer(s): Bowles, P.
Facilitator/Compiler(s): Bowles, P.
Listed as Least Concern on the basis that this species is abundant and fairly widespread in an area subject to little disturbance, and is not subject to major threats.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is found in central eastern Queensland, along the coast and ranges from Bulburrin to Proserpine (Wilson and Swan 2013, Cogger 2014, C. Hoskin pers. comm. 2017).
Countries occurrence:
Australia (Queensland)
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Population [top]

Population:This species can be abundant (A. Amey pers. comm. 2017). The population trend is unknown, but is probably stable (P. Couper pers. comm. 2017).
Current Population Trend:Stable
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This fossorial species is found in wet sclerophyll forest and adjacent rainforest, under logs, stones and surface litter (Cogger 2014).

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: There is no known use of or trade in this species.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There is little habitat disturbance within this species' range, and it might be somewhat tolerant to limited disturbance (C. Hoskin pers. comm. 2017). No major threats are thought to exist.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no species specific conservation measures in place. This species' range coincides with a number of protected areas.

Citation: Hoskin, C., Couper, P. & Amey, A. 2018. Calyptotis temporalis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T102965795A102965797. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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