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Emoia popei BROWN, 1953

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesPope's Emo Skink 
SynonymEmoia submetallica popei BROWN 1953
Emoia popei — MYS 1988: 136
Emoia popei - BROWN 1991 
DistributionPapua New Guinea

Type locality: Australian New Guinea, Marienberg. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: FMNH 65316 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after American herpetologist Clifford Hillhouse Pope (1899-1974) who made important contributions to the herpetology of China. 
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; Allison A 1986. A new lizard of the genus Emoia (Scincidae) from Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea. Occasional Papers BERNICE P. BISHOP MUSEUM 26 [1986]: 47-51
  • 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
  • Brown, Walter C. 1953. Results of the Archbold Expeditions. No. 69 A review of New Guinea lizards allied to Emoia baudini and Emoia physicae (Scincidae). American Museum Novitates (1627): 1-25 - get paper here
  • Couper, P., Covacevich, J., Amey, A. & Baker, A. 2006. The genera of skinks (Family Scincidae) of Australia and its island territories: diversity, distribution and identification. in: Merrick, J.R., Archer, M., Hickey, G.M. & Lee, M.S.Y. (eds.). Evolution and Zoogeography of Australasian Vertebrates. Australian Scientific Publishing, Sydney, pp. 367-384
  • Resetar, A.R. & Voris, H. K. 1997. Herpetology at the Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago: the first one hundred years. in: Collection Building in Ichthyology and Herpetology, ASIH 1997, pp.495-506
 
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