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Emoia montana BROWN, 1991

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesMountain Emo Skink 
SynonymEmoia montana BROWN 1991 
DistributionPapua New Guinea (Baiyer River drainage, Western Highlands Province)

Type locality: along the Baiyer River in Western Highlands Province, elevation about 1400-1500 m, Papua New Guinea. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous. 
TypesHolotype: CAS 107072 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after Latin “montanus”, meaning “pertaining to mountains. 
References
  • 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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