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Emoia physicina BROWN & PARKER, 1985

IUCN Red List - Emoia physicina - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesFive-toed Emo Skink 
SynonymEmoia physicina BROWN & PARKER 1985
Emoia physicina — BROWN 1991 
DistributionS Papua New Guinea, Indonesia (Irian Jaya)

Type locality: “near Emeti, Western Province, Papua New Guinea”  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MCZ 152287 
Diagnosis 
CommentThe name refers to the fact that the species has been confused with juveniles of other keeled-scaled species such as E. physicae. 
Etymology 
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
  • Brown W C; Parker F 1985. Three new lizards of the genus Emoia (Scincidae) from southern New Guinea. Breviora (480): 1-12 - get paper here
 
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