Emoia oriva ZUG, 2012
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Emoia oriva?
|Higher Taxa||Scincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Synonym||Emoia oriva ZUG 2012|
|Distribution||Fiji Islands (Rotuma)|
Type locality: Fiji, Rotuma, 1.0–2.0 km south of Ropuri (12°29’S, 177°04’E). Map legend:
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|Types||Holotype: USNM 268307, adult male, collected 22 May 1986 by G. R. Zug.|
|Comment||Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017).|
|Etymology||Etymology.—The specific name oriva derives from ‘oriva’, one of three Rotuman words for lizard. It is proposed as a noun in apposition.|
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