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Emoia klossi (BOULENGER, 1914)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesKloss' Emo Skink 
SynonymLygosoma klossi BOULENGER 1914: 259
Emoia klossi — SMITH 1937: 227
Emoia klossi — GREER 1974: 20
Emoia klossi — MYS 1988: 134
Emoia klossi — BROWN 1991 
DistributionIndonesia: Irian Jaya, Papua New Guinea

Type locality: Utakwa River area, Irian Jaya.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesLectotype: BMNH 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after Cecil Boden Kloss (1877-1949), director of the Raffles Museum in Singapore from 1923 to 1932. 
References
  • Boulenger,G.A. 1914. An annotated list of the batrachians and reptiles collected by the British Ornithologists' Union Expedition and the Wollaston Expedition in Dutch New Guinea. Trans. Zool. Soc. London 20 (5): 247-275 - 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
  • 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
  • Mys, Benoit 1988. The zoogeography of the scincid lizards from North Papua New Guinea (Reptilia: Scincidae). I. The distribution of the species. Bull. Inst. Roy. Sci. Nat. Belgique (Biologie) 58: 127-183
  • Smith,M.A. 1937. A review of the genus Lygosoma (Scincidae: Reptilia) and its allies. Records of the Indian Museum 39 (3): 213-234
 
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