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Higher TaxaScincidae, Egerniinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
SubspeciesCorucia zebrata alfredschmidti KÖHLER, 1997
Corucia zebrata zebrata GRAY 1855 
Common NamesE: Solomon Island Skink
G: Wickelschwanz-Skink 
SynonymCorucia zebrata GRAY 1855: 345
Corucia zebrata — ADLER, AUSTIN & DUDLEY 1995
Corucia zebrata — MCCOY 2006 
DistributionPapua New Guinea: Solomon Islands

alfredschmidti: Type locality: Papua-Neuguinea, Insel Bougainville, A.  
Reproductionviviparous 
TypesHolotype: SMF 77587, Paratypes in ZFMK, SMF and MTKD [alfredschmidti] 
CommentType species: Corucia zebrata GRAY 1855: 345 is the type species of the genus Corucia GRAY 1855. 
References
  • Adler,G.H.; Austin,C.C. & Dudley,R. 1995. Dispersal and speciation of skinks among archipelagos in the tropical Pacific Ocean. Evolutionary Ecology 9: 529-541 - get paper here
  • Bonetti, Mathilde 2002. 100 Sauri. Mondadori (Milano), 192 pp.
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1886. On the reptiles and batrachians of the Solomon Islands. Trans. Zool. Soc. London 12: 35-62
  • Brenneman, Rick A.; Engberg, S.E.; Shore, G.D. & Edward E. Louis Jr. 2007. PRIMER NOTE: Characterization of 21 microsatellite marker loci in the prehensile-tailed skink (Corucia zebrata). Molecular Ecology Notes 7: 1281–1283
  • Gray,J.E. 1856. New genus of fish-scaled lizards (Scissosarae) from New Guinea. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (2) 18: 345-346 - get paper here
  • Hagen, Ingerid J. and C. Michael Bull 2011. Home Ranges in the Trees: Radiotelemetry of the Prehensile Tailed Skink, Corucia zebrata. Journal of Herpetology 45 (1): 36-39. - get paper here
  • Hagen, Ingerid J.; Ivar Herfindal, Stephen C. Donnellan, and C. Michael Bull 2013. Fine Scale Genetic Structure in a Population of the Prehensile Tailed Skink, Corucia zebrata. Journal of Herpetology Jun 2013, Vol. 47, No. 2: 308-313. - get paper here
  • Hauschild, A. 1998. Corucia zebrata GRAY, 1855. Sauria 20 Suppl.: 421–426 - get paper here
  • Jungfer, K.-H. & Janzen, ? 1985. Der Wickelskink. Herpetofauna 7 (36): 22 - get paper here
  • Köhler, G. 1997. Eine neue Unterart des Wickelschwanzskinkes Corucia zebrata von Bougainvillle, Papua-Neuguinea. Salamandra 33 (1):61-68.
  • Lima, A.; Höss, S.; Elser, G.; Kühne, H.; Glaw, F. & Vences, M. 2011. Vorläufige Untersuchungen zur genetischen Variabilität beim Wickelschwanzskink. Elaphe 19 (3): 6-10
  • Mann, S.L. & Meek, R. 2004. Understanding the relationship between body temperature and activity patterns in the giant Solomon Island skink, Corucia zebrata, as a contribution to the effectiveness of captive breeding programmes. Applied Herpetology 1 (3): 287-298
  • McCoy, M. 2006. Reptiles of the Solomon Islands. Pensoft Series Faunistica 57, 212 pp.
  • McCoy, M. 2015. A Field Guide to the Reptiles of the Solomon Islands. Michael McCoy, Kuranda - get paper here
  • Schmidt, A.A. 1998. Weitere Anmerkungen zur Rassenbildung und Geschlechtsunterscheidung von Corucia zebrata. Elaphe 6 (2): 2-5
  • Schmidt, KP 1932. Reptiles and Amphibians from the Solomon Islands. Field Mus. Nat. Hist. Zool. Ser. - 18 (9): 175-190 - get paper here
  • Ziegler, T. 2005. Nachzuchterfolge 2002 im Aquarium des Kölner Zoos. Herpetofauna 25 (142): 22-24 [2003/2004] - get paper here
  • Zollweg, M. Z 2013. Wickelschwanzskinke – oder: Manche sind gleich, andere sind gleicher. Reptilia (Münster) 18 (104): 50-58 - get paper here
 
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