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Emoia aurulenta BROWN & PARKER, 1985

IUCN Red List - Emoia aurulenta - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Brown's Emo Skink 
SynonymEmoia aurulenta BROWN & PARKER 1985
Emoia aurulenta — BROWN 1991 
DistributionPapua New Guinea

Type locality: “at Migalsimbip in the upper Fly River drainage at an elevation of about 1200 m, Western Province, Papua New Guinea”  
TypesHolotype: MCZ 142327 
CommentThe name reflects the golden yellow spots on the sides. 
  • Brown W C 1991. Lizards of the genus Emoia (Scincidae) with observations on their evolution and biogeography. MEMOIRS OF THE CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES (No. 15) 1991: i-vi, 1-94 - get paper here
  • Brown W C; Parker F 1985. Three new lizards of the genus Emoia (Scincidae) from southern New Guinea. Breviora (480): 1-12 - get paper here
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