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Emoia brongersmai BROWN, 1991

IUCN Red List - Emoia brongersmai - Least Concern, LC

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

Type locality: Sibil Valley, upper Digul drainage, Irian Jaya.  
TypesHolotype: RMNH RENA 21121 (erroneously given as RMHN 2112 in original description); paratypes: RMNH 
EtymologyNamed after Leo Daniel Brongersma (1907-1994) [obituary in Copeia 1995: 513 and Zool. Med. Leiden 69: 177]. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • 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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