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Mabuya dominicana GARMAN, 1887

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Mabuyinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesDominica Skink 
SynonymMabuia dominicana GARMAN 1887: 52
Mabuya agilis — GÜNTHER, 1888:364 (part)
Mabuya dominicana — BARBOUR, 1914:321
Mabuya dominicana — BARBOUR, 1930:105
Mabuya mabouia — BARBOUR, 1935:129 (part)
Mabuya mabouya mabouya — DUNN, 1936:544 (part)
Mabuya mabouia — BARBOUR, 1937:147 (part)
Mabuya mabouia — UNDERWOOD, 1963:83 (part)
Mabuya mabouya mabouya — PETERS & DONOSO-BARROS, 1970:200 (part)
Mabuya mabouya mabouya — SCHWARTZ & THOMAS, 1975:141 (part)
Mabuya mabouya mabouya — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON, 1988:150 (part)
Mabuya mabouya mabouya — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON, 1991:457 (part)
Mabuya bistriata — POWELL et al., 1996:82 (part)
Mabuya bistriata — MALHOTRA & THORPE, 1999:34 (part)
Mabuya sloanii — MAYER & LAZELL, 2000:883 (part)
Mabuya mabouya — BREUIL, 2002: 267 (part)
Mabuya mabouya — MIRALLES, 2005:49 (part)
Mabuya mabouya — HENDERSON & POWELL, 2009:292 (part)
Mabuya dominicana — HEDGES & CONN 2012: 98 
DistributionDominica

Type locality: Dominica  
Reproduction 
TypesLectotype: MCZ R-6049 (paralectotypes, MCZ R-185619–20), collected by Samuel Walton Garman on Dominica, March, 1879. 
CommentSynonymy: GÜNTHER 1888 synonymized M. dominicana with M. mabouya, but subsequent authors recognized it again (or didn’t). 
EtymologyThe species name (dominicana) is a feminine singular noun, referring to the distribution of the species on the island of Dominica. 
References
  • Garman, S. 1887. On West Indian Reptiles. Scincidae. Bull. Essex Inst. 19: 51-53
  • Hedges, S.B. & Conn, C.E. 2012. A new skink fauna from Caribbean islands (Squamata, Mabuyidae, Mabuyinae). Zootaxa 3288: 1–244 - get paper here
 
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