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Emoia callisticta (PETERS & DORIA, 1878)

IUCN Red List - Emoia callisticta - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymEuprepes (Tiliqua) callistictus PETERS & DORIA 1878: 355
Lygosoma callistictum — LIDTH DE JEUDE 1897: 2
Emoia acrocarinatum KOPSTEIN 1926 (fide BROWN 1991)
Emoia callisticta — SMITH 1937: 227
Emoia acrocarinata — GREER 1974: 20
Emoia callisticta — GREER 1974: 20
Emoia callisticta — BAUER et al. 1995: 61 
DistributionIndonesia (Irian Jaya)

Type locality: “Soron” [= Sorong, Irian Jaya, indonesia].  
TypesHolotype: MSNG 28049 
  • Bauer, A.M.; Günther,R. & Klipfel,M. 1995. The herpetological contributions of Wilhelm C.H. Peters (1815-1883). SSAR Facsimile Reprints in Herpetology, 714 pp.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Kopstein,P.F. 1926. Reptilien von den Molukken und den benachbarten Inseln. Zoologische Mededelingen 1: 71-112 - get paper here
  • Peters, Wilhem Carl Hartwig and G. Doria. 1878. Catalogo dei retilli e dei batraci raccolti da O. Beccari, L. M. D'Alberts e A. A. Bruijn. nella sotto-regione Austro-Malese. Annali del Museo Civico de Storia Naturale di Genova. ser. 1, 13: 323-450 - 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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