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Emoia concolor (DUMÉRIL, 1851)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesFiji Green Emo Skink 
SynonymGongylus (Euprepes) concolor DUMÉRIL 1851
Euprepes (Euprepes) resplendens PETERS 1877: 416
Euprepes concolor A. DUMÉRIL in DUMÉRIL & DUMÉRIL 1851
Euprepes (Euprepes) resplendens PETERS 1877
Eumoia resplendens PETERS 1877
Emoia concolor — GREER 1974: 20
Gongylus concolor — FRANK & RAMUS 1995: 187
Emoia concolor — AUSTIN & ZUG 1999
Emoia concolor — ZUG 2012 
DistributionFiji Islands, Rotuma Island

Type locality: Fiji Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesLectotype: MNHN 
CommentLygosoma cyanogaster tongana WERNER 1899 has been synonymized with this species by BROWN and GIBBONS (1986) and others. See Emoia tongana.
This species is highly heterogenous genetically (see AUSTIN & ZUG 1999). 
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
  • Austin,C.C. & Zug,G.R. 1999. Molecular and morphological evolution in the south-central Pacific skink Emoia tongana (Reptilia: Squamata): uniformity and human-mediated dispersal. Austral. J. Zool. 47: 425-437 - 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
  • Brown,W.C. & Gibbons,J.R.H. 1986. Species of the Emoia samoensis group of lizards (Scincidae) in the Fiji Islands, with descriptions of two new species. Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. 44 (4): 41-53 - get paper here
  • Duméril, A.M.C. & A. H. A. Duméril 1851. Catalogue méthodique de la collection des reptiles du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris. Gide et Baudry/Roret, Paris, 224 pp.
  • Greer, A.E. 1974. The generic relationships of the scincid lizard genus Leiolopisma and its relatives. Australian Journal of Zoology 31: 1-67. - get paper here
  • Morrison, C. 2003. A Field Guide to the Herpetofauna of Fiji. Suva, Fiji: Institute of Applied Sciences, University of the South Pacific, 121 pp.
  • Peters, W. 1878. Herpetologische Notizen. I. Uber die von Spix in Brasilien gesammelten Eidechsen des Königlichen NaturalienKabinets zu München. Monatsber. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 1877: 407-415 - get paper here
  • Zug, G.R. 2012. A new species of treeskink (Squamata: Scincidae: Emoia samoensis species group) from Rotuma, south-central Pacific. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 125(1):74-84 - get paper here
  • Zug, G.R. & I. Ineich 1995. A new skink (Emoia: Lacertilia: Reptilia) from the forest of Fiji. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 108 (3): 395-400. - get paper here
  • Zug,G. R. 1991. The lizards of Fiji: Natural history and systematics. Bishop Mus. Bull. Zool. 2: 1-136
 
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