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Varanus louisiadensis WEIJOLA & KRAUS, 2023

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Higher TaxaVaranidae, Platynota, Varanoidea, Anguimorpha, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymVaranus louisiadensis WEIJOLA & KRAUS 2023: 952 
DistributionPapua New Guinea ()

Type locality: Bwagaoia, Misima Island, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea  
TypesHolotype: ZMUT Sa197 (Figures 3, 4) collected by Valter Weijola, 22 April 2013.
Paratypes: Papua New Guinea: Milne Bay Province: AMNH 76828, ZMUT Sa196, Sa198 (Misima Island), ZMUT Sa199 (Figure 5)–200, AMNH 76755 (Rambuso, Sudest Island), ZMUT Sa201 (Figure 6), AMNH 76735–76737 (Saman [ZMUT], Jinian [AMNH], Rossell Island). 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. 
  • Weijola, Valter & Fred Kraus 2023. Two new species of monitor lizards (Squamata: Varanus) endemic to the Louisiade and Tanimbar Archipelagos with a key to the subgenus Euprepiosaurus. JOURNAL OF NATURAL HISTORY 57 (13–16): 947–975
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