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Emoia cyclops BROWN, 1991

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesCyclops Emo Skink 
SynonymEmoia cyclops BROWN 1991 
DistributionIndonesia (Irian Jaya, New Guinea)

Type locality: Cyclops Mountains in Irian Jaya at an elevation of 1100 to 1200 m.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1938.6.8.43 
Diagnosis 
CommentAbundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
Etymologynamed after the type locality. 
References
  • 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
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
 
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