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Emoia tropidolepis (BOULENGER, 1914)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae (Eugongylini), Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Forest Emo Skink 
SynonymLygosoma tropidolepis BOULENGER 1914: 260
Emoia tropidolepis — SMITH 1937: 227
Emoia tropidolepis — BROWN 1991 
DistributionIrian Jaya, Papua New Guinea

Type locality: southwestern Irian Jaya.  
TypesLectotype: BMNH 1946.8.10.63 (formerly 1913.10.31,168), Mimika River, Dutch New Guinea, collected British Ornithologists Union Expedition, designated by Brown (1991). 
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1914. An annotated list of the batrachians and reptiles collected by the British Ornithologists' Union Expedition and the Wollaston Expedition in Dutch New Guinea. Trans. Zool. Soc. London 20 (5): 247-275 - 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
  • Smith, M.A. 1937. A review of the genus Lygosoma (Scincidae: Reptilia) and its allies. Records of the Indian Museum 39 (3): 213-234
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