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Aethesia frangens Hutchinson and Scanlon 2009 (skink)

Reptilia - Squamata - Scincidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 202943

Full reference: M. N. Hutchinson and J. D. Scanlon. 2009. New and unusual plio-pleistocene lizard (Reptilia: Scincidae) from Wellington Caves, New South Wales, Australia. Journal of Herpetology 43(1):139-147

Belongs to Aethesia according to M. N. Hutchinson and J. D. Scanlon 2009

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: South Australian Museum P43196, a mandible (partial left mandible). Its type locality is Spoil heap from Wellington Caves, which is in a Pliocene/Pleistocene terrestrial horizon in Australia.

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore