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Emoia submetallica (MACLEAY, 1877)

IUCN Red List - Emoia submetallica - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae (Eugongylini), Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Madeay's Emo Skink 
SynonymEuprepes submetallicus MACLEAY 1877: 69
Emoia submetallica — GREER 1974: 20
Emoia submetallica — BROWN 1991: 28 
DistributionPapua New Guinea

Type locality: “Hall Sound”  
TypesHolotype: AMS (AM) R31861 (formerly MAMU R75, MR518), Hall Sound, New Guinea. Described from a single specimen, but this specimen treated as lectotype by Brown (1991), who discusses the issue of the identity of the primary type. 
  • 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
  • Greer, A.E. 1974. The generic relationships of the scincid lizard genus Leiolopisma and its relatives. Australian Journal of Zoology 31: 1-67. - get paper here
  • Macleay, W. 1877. The lizards of the Chevert Expedition. Proc. Linn. Soc. New South Wales 2: 60-69; 97-104 - get paper here
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