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Emoia brongersmai BROWN, 1991

IUCN Red List - Emoia brongersmai - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesBrongersma's Emo Skink 
SynonymEmoia brongersmai BROWN 1991 
DistributionIndonesia (Irian Jaya, Papua New Guinea)

Type locality: Sibil Valley, upper Digul drainage, Irian Jaya.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: RMNH 2112 (erroneously given as RMHN in original description) 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after Leo Daniel Brongersma (1907-1994) [obituary in Copeia 1995: 513 and Zool. Med. Leiden 69: 177]. 
References
  • 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
 
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