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Emoia parkeri BROWN, PERNETTA & WATLING, 1980

IUCN Red List - Emoia parkeri - Vulnerable, VU

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae (Eugongylini), Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Parker's Emo Skink 
SynonymEmoia parkeri BROWN, PERNETTA & WATLING 1980
Emoia parkeri — ADLER, AUSTIN & DUDLEY 1995
Emoia parkeri — ZUG et al. 2011 
DistributionEndemic to Fiji Islands (Kadavu, Viti Levu, Ovalau, Taveuni)

Type locality: Viti Levu Island, Fiji  
TypesHolotype: CAS 146960 
EtymologyNamed after Dr. Hampton Wildman Parker (1897-1968), an English zoologist who studied in Cambridge. 
  • Adler,G.H.; Austin,C.C. & Dudley,R. 1995. Dispersal and speciation of skinks among archipelagos in the tropical Pacific Ocean. Evolutionary Ecology 9: 529-541 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Brown,W.C., Pernetta,J.C. & Watling,D. 1980. A new lizard of the genus Emoia (Scincidae) from the Fiji islands. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 93 (2): 350-356 - get paper here
  • Morrison, C. 2003. A Field Guide to the Herpetofauna of Fiji. Suva, Fiji: Institute of Applied Sciences, University of the South Pacific, 121 pp.
  • Zug, G.R. 2012. A new species of treeskink (Squamata: Scincidae: Emoia samoensis species group) from Rotuma, south-central Pacific. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 125(1):74-84 - get paper here
  • ZUG, G.R. 2013. Reptiles and Amphibians of the Pacific Islands. University of California Press, Berkeley, 306 pp. - get paper here
  • Zug, G.R. & I. Ineich 1995. A new skink (Emoia: Lacertilia: Reptilia) from the forest of Fiji. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 108 (3): 395-400. - get paper here
  • Zug,G. R. 1991. The lizards of Fiji: Natural history and systematics. Bishop Mus. Bull. Zool. 2: 1-136
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