Plestiodon barbouri (VAN DENBURGH, 1912)
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|Higher Taxa||Scincidae, Scincinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Common Names||E: Barbour's Eyelid Skink|
|Synonym||Eumeces barbouri VAN DENBURGH 1912|
Eumeces barbouri — TAYLOR 1936: 265
Eumeces barbouri — GRIFFITH, NGO & MURPHY 2000
Plestiodon barbouri — SCHMITZ et al. 2004
Eumeces barbouri — GORIS & MAEDA 2004
|Distribution||Japan (Ryu Kyu Islands, Okinawa and Amami)|
Type locality: Amami 0-shima, Rio Kiu Islands, Japan
|Reproduction||oviparous (not imputed, fide Zimin et al. 2022)|
|Types||Holotype: CAS 21545|
|Comment||This species was first described in 1912 in a “privately published” paper which is not listed in the Zoological Record of 1912 or 1913. An “official” description appeared shortly after.|
This species is classified as “vulnerable” in Japan (Ota 2000).
|Etymology||Named after Thomas Barbour (1884-1946), Associate Curator of Reptiles and Amphibians (1923), and, later, Director (1927) of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard.|
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