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Prasinohaema parkeri (SMITH, 1937)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesParker's Green Tree Skink 
SynonymLygosoma parkeri SMITH 1937: 234
Prasinohaema parkeri — GREER 1974: 12 
DistributionNew Guinea

Type locality: Utakwa River, Dutch New Guinea.  
Reproduction 
TypesType: BMNH 1946.8.3.42 (and possibly additional specimens). 
Diagnosis 
CommentListed as “Prasinohaema parkeri SMITH 1849” in FRANK & RAMUS 1995.

Abundance: only known from the type specimen (Meiri et al. 2017). 
Etymology 
References
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - 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
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - 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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