Mabuya guadeloupae HEDGES & CONN, 2012
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Mabuya guadeloupae?
|Higher Taxa||Scincidae, Mabuyinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Common Names||Guadeloupe Skink|
|Synonym||Mabuya guadeloupae HEDGES & CONN 2012: 104|
Eumeces mabouia — DUMÉRIL & BIBRON, 1839:646 (part)
Mabouya cepedii — GRAY, 1845:95 (part)
Mabuya mabouia — BARBOUR, 1914:321 (part)
Mabuya sp. indet. — 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 — SCHWARTZ & THOMAS, 1975:141 (part)
Mabuya mabouya mabouya — MACLEAN et al., 1977:38 (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, 1999:84 (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)
Type locality: Guadeloupe" (no specific locality, but assumed to be Basse-Terre).
|Types||Holotype: FMNH 213, an adult female, "Guadeloupe" (no specific locality, but assumed to be Basse-Terre; see Remarks), collected by Charles B. Cory in ca. 1892.|
Paratypes (n = 2). Guadeloupe. FMNH 212, an adult female with same data as holotype; FMNH 214, an adult male, "Guadeloupe" (no specific locality), collected by W. W. Brown, Jr, in 1892.
|Comment||Conservation: extremely rare and possibly extinct. No living individual of any of these species has been seen in recent decades (Hedges et al. 2016).|
Conservation: Critically Endangered and possibly extinct (CR A2ace).
Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017).
|Etymology||The species name (guadeloupae) is a feminine genitive singular noun, referring to the distribution of the species on Guadeloupe. In the past, the name "Guadeloupe" was used synonymously with Basse-Terre, where the type material was probably collected and the island where the species is thought to be endemic.|