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Carlia aenigma ZUG, 2004

IUCN Red List - Carlia aenigma - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymCarlia aenigma ZUG 2004: 53 
DistributionPapua New Guinea (west central Gulf coast from Kikori R. westward to Aramia R.).

Type locality: Papua New Guinea, Western Province, Emeti. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MCZ R141880 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after the Latin noun “aenigma” = mystery or riddle, referring to the unresolved affinities of this taxon with other populations of Carlia. 
References
  • Austin, Christopher C.; Eric N. Rittmeyer; Lauren A. Oliver; John O. Andermann; George R. Zug; Gordon H. Rodda; Nathan D. Jackson 2011. The bioinvasion of Guam: inferring geographic origin, pace, pattern and process of an invasive lizard (Carlia) in the Pacific using multi-locus genomic data. Biol Invasions 13:1951–1967 - get paper here
  • Dolman, Gaynor & Andrew F. Hugall 2008. Combined mitochondrial and nuclear data enhance resolution of a rapid radiation of Australian rainbow skinks (Scincidae: Carlia). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 49 (3): 782-794 - get paper here
  • Zug,G. R. 2004. Systematics of the Carlia “fusca” lizards (Squamata: Scincidae) of New Guinea and Nearby Islands. Bishop Mus. Bull. Zool. 5: 1-83
 
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