Emoia erronan BROWN, 1991
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Emoia erronan?
|Higher Taxa||Scincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Common Names||Common Emo Skink|
|Synonym||Emoia erronan BROWN 1991|
Emoia erronan — ADLER, AUSTIN & DUDLEY 1995
Emoia erronan — INEICH 2011
|Distribution||Vanuatu (Futuna Island)|
Type locality: Futuna Island, an island formerly called Erronan. Map legend:
- Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.
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|Types||Holotype: AMNH 60285|
|Comment||Similar species: The skink Emoia erronan belongs to the Emoia concolor subgroup of the Emoia samoensis group. It is often mixed with the latter binomen in collections.|
Diagnosis: E. erronan can be readily distinguished from the other species of the E. concolor subgroup (except with E. aneityumensis) by its number of middorsal scale lines from the fron- toparietal to the base of the tail (77 to 84). It can then be distinguished from E. aneityumensis by its number of fourth toe subdigital lamellae (36 to 42 in E. aneityumensis vs 47 to 53 in E. erronan). [Ineich 2011]
|Etymology||named after the type locality.|
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