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Alinea luciae (GARMAN, 1887)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Mabuyinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesSaint Lucia Skink 
SynonymMabuia luciae GARMAN 1887
Mabuia agilis var. luciae — BOULENGER 1891
Mabuya luciae — BARBOUR 1914:322
Mabuya luciae — BARBOUR 1930:105.
Mabuya mabouia — BARBOUR 1935:129 (part)
Mabuya mabouya mabouya — DUNN 1936:544 (part)
Mabuya mabouia — BARBOUR 1937:147 (part)
Mabuya mabouia — UNDERWOOD 1963:83 (part)
Mabuya mabouya mabouya — PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS 1970:200 (part)
Mabuya mabouya mabouya — SCHWARTZ & THOMAS, 1975:141 (part)
Mabuya mabouya mabouya — MACLEAN et al. 1977:40 (part).
Mabuya mabouya mabouya — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1988:150 (part)
Mabuya mabouya mabouya — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991:457 (part)
Mabuya bistriata — POWELL et al., 1996:82 (part)
Mabuya sloanii — MAYER & LAZELL, 2000:883 (part)
Mabuya mabouya — BREUIL, 2002:267 (part)
Mabuya mabouya — MIRALLES 2005:49 (part)
Mabuya mabouya — HENDERSON & POWELL 2009:292 (part)
Mabuya luciae — MIRALLES et al. 2009
Alinea luciae — HEDGES & CONN 2012 
DistributionSt Lucia Island

Type locality: “St Lucia”  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: MCZ R-6046, collected by Samuel Walton Garman on Saint Lucia in April, 1879. 
CommentSynonymy after HEDGES & CONN 2012.

Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
EtymologyThe species name (luciae) is a feminine genitive singular noun, referring to the distribution of the species on St. Lucia. 
References
  • Barbour, Thomas 1930. Some faunistic changes in the Lesser Antilles. Proc. New England Zool. Club 11: 73-85
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Garman, S. 1887. On West Indian Reptiles. Scincidae. Bull. Essex Inst. 19: 51-53
  • Hedges, S.B. & Conn, C.E. 2012. A new skink fauna from Caribbean islands (Squamata, Mabuyidae, Mabuyinae). Zootaxa 3288: 1–244 - get paper here
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
  • MIRALLES, AURÉLIEN; GILSON RIVAS FUENMAYOR, CÉLINE BONILLO, WALTER E. SCHARGEL, TITO BARROS, JUAN E. GARCÍA-PEREZ, CÉSAR L. BARRIO-AMORÓS 2009. Molecular systematics of Caribbean skinks of the genus Mabuya (Reptilia, Scincidae), with descriptions of two new species from Venezuela. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 156 (3): 598-616 - get paper here
  • Thorpe, R. S., Barlow, A., Surget-Groba, Y., & Malhotra, A. 2018. Multilocus phylogeny, species age and biogeography of the Lesser Antillean anoles. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution - get paper here
 
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