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Emoia bismarckensis BROWN, 1983

IUCN Red List - Emoia bismarckensis - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae (Eugongylini), Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymEmoia bismarckensis BROWN 1983
Emoia bismarckensis — MYS 1988: 132
Emoia bismarckensis — ADLER, AUSTIN & DUDLEY 1995 
DistributionNew Britain (Bismarck Archipelago), Papua New Guinea

Type locality: New Britain Island, Bismarcks.  
TypesHolotype: MCZ 156183; Paratype: ZMUC 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. 
  • 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
  • Brown W C 1983. A new species of Emoia Reptilia, Sauria, (Scincidae) from New Britain. Steenstrupia 8 (17): 317-324
  • Brown W C 1991. Lizards of the genus Emoia (Scincidae) with observations on their evolution and biogeography. MEMOIRS OF THE CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES (No. 15) 1991: i-vi, 1-94 - get paper here
  • Mys, Benoit 1988. The zoogeography of the scincid lizards from North Papua New Guinea (Reptilia: Scincidae). I. The distribution of the species. Bull. Inst. Roy. Sci. Nat. Belgique (Biologie) 58: 127-183
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