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Caledoniscincus renevieri SADLIER, BAUER & COLGAN, 1999

IUCN Red List - Caledoniscincus renevieri - Endangered, EN

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymCaledoniscincus renevieri SADLIER, BAUER & COLGAN 1999
Caledoniscincus renevieri — SMITH et al. 2007 
DistributionNew Caledonia (central ranges at Mt. Aoupinié and Grottes des Adio [western foothills of Mt. Aoupinié] in the north to Col des Roussettes in the south).

Type locality: 4.6 km N Col des Roussettes on Houaïlou-Bourail road, New Caledonia (21°24’S, 165° 26’ E) Map legend:
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Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: AMS R146424 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after Alain Renevier of Nouméa “in recognition the generous hospitality and support he and his family have given during our field research in New Caledonia” (SADLIER, BAUER & COLGAN 1999). 
References
  • Bauer, A. M. & SADLIER, R. A. (eds.) 2000. The herpetofauna of New Caledonia. Contributions to Herpetology, 17; Society for Study Amphibians and Reptiles, Ithaca, New York.
  • Sadlier,R.A., Bauer,A.M. & Colgan,D.J. 1999. The scincid lizard genus Caledoniscincus (Reptilia: Scincidae) from New Caledonia in the Southwest Pacific: a review of Caledoniscincus austrocaledonicus (Bavay) and description of six new species from Province Nord. Rec. Austral. Mus. 51 (1): 57-82 - get paper here
  • Smith, Sarah A.; Ross A. Sadlier, Aaron M. Bauer, Christopher C. Austin and Todd Jackman 2007. Molecular phylogeny of the scincid lizards of New Caledonia and adjacent areas: Evidence for a single origin of the endemic skinks of Tasmantis. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 43 (3): 1151-1166 - get paper here
 
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