You are here » home advanced search search results Emoia cyanogaster

Emoia cyanogaster (LESSON, 1830)

IUCN Red List - Emoia cyanogaster - Least Concern, LC

Can you confirm these amateur observations of Emoia cyanogaster?

Add your own observation of
Emoia cyanogaster »

Find more photos by Google images search: Google images

Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae (Eugongylini), Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Teal Emo Skink 
SynonymScincus cyanogaster LESSON 1830: 47
Gongylus (Euprepes) cartereti DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1839
Eumeces Carteretii — DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1839: 651
Euprepes (Mabuya) Carteretii — MEYER 1874: 8
Mabuia carteretii — BOULENGER 1886: 40
Lygosoma cyanogaster — BOULENGER 1895: 30
Lygosoma (Keneuxia) Dahlii WERNER 1898: 552
Emoia cyanogaster — SMITH 1937: 227
Emoia cyanogaster — GREER 1974: 20
Emoia cyanogaster — MYS 1988: 133
Gongylus carteretii — FRANK & RAMUS 1995
Emoia cyanogaster — ADLER, AUSTIN & DUDLEY 1995
Emoia cyanogaster — BROWN 1991: 47
Emoia cyanogaster — INEICH 2011 
DistributionPapua New Guinea (Bismarcks), Solomons, Vanuatu (Torres and Banks, Espiritu Santo, Malo, Aore, Aoba, Pentecost, Ambrym, Malakula, Epi, Efate, Erromango, Tanna), Admirality Islands, Santa Cruz, Hiu island

Type locality: “Oualan” (Kosrae Island), Caroline Islands (in error, Brown, 1991).  
TypesHolotype: MNHN-RA 2909, Oualan (= Kosrae), Caroline Islands, collected Lesson & Garnot.
Holotype: ZMB 14654 [dahlii] 
Comment(Erroneously?) Reported from Queensland by SMITH 1937.

Habitat: on shrubs and vines up to about 2 m above ground. 
  • Adler,G.H.; Austin,C.C. & Dudley,R. 1995. Dispersal and speciation of skinks among archipelagos in the tropical Pacific Ocean. Evolutionary Ecology 9: 529-541 - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G. A. 1895. On a collection of reptiles and batrachians from Ferguson Island, D'Entrecasteaux group British New Guinea. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (6) 16: 28-32 - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1886. On the reptiles and batrachians of the Solomon Islands. Trans. Zool. Soc. London 12: 35-62
  • 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
  • Burt, Charles E.; Burt, May Danheim 1932. Herpetological results of the Whitney South Sea Expedition. VI. Pacific island amphibians and reptiles in the collection of the American Museum of Natural History. Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist. 63 (5): 461-597 - get paper here
  • Duméril, A. M. C. and G. Bibron. 1839. Erpétologie Générale on Histoire Naturelle Complète des Reptiles. Vol. 5. Roret/Fain et Thunot, Paris, 871 pp. - get paper here
  • Hediger, H. 1934. Beitrag zur Herpetologie und Zoogeographie Neu-Britanniens und einiger umliegender Gebiete. Zool. Jahrb. (Syst.) 65: 441-582
  • Ineich, I. 2009. The terrestrial herpetofauna of Torres and Banks Groups (northern Vanuatu), with report of a new species for Vanuatu. Zootaxa 2198: 1-15 - get paper here
  • Ineich, I. 2011. Amphibians and reptiles. In: Bouchet P., Le Guyader H. & PascaL O. (eds), The Natural History of Santo. pp. 187-236. MNhN, Paris; Ird, Marseille; PNI, Paris. 572 pp. (Patrimoines naturels; 70). - get paper here
  • Kraus, Fred 2018. A New Species of Emoia (Squamata: Scincidae) from Papua New Guinea. Journal of Herpetology 52 (4): 430-436 - get paper here
  • Lesson, R.P. 1826. Reptile plates 3 and 4. In: Atlas de Zoologie, Voyage autour de monde, exécuté (part.) ordre du Roi, sur la Corvette de sa Majesté, La Coquille, pendant les années 1822-1825. Arthus Bertrand, Paris. - get paper here
  • Lesson, R.P. 1830. Description de quelques reptiles nouveaux ou peu connus. In: M.L.I. Duperrey, Voyage Autour du Monde Execute par Ordre du Roi, sur la Corvette de La Majeste, La Coquille, Pendant les Annees 1822, 1823, 1824 et 1825. 2. Zoologie Tome 2, Partie 1. Arthur Bertrand, Paris: 1-65 [published 1829 fide Ivan Ineich] - get paper here
  • Lord Medway, & Marshall, A.G. 1975. Terrestrial vertebrates of the New Hebrides: origin and distribution. Roy. Soc. of London, Philosophical Trans. (Ser. B) 272: 423-465. - get paper here
  • McCoy, M. 2006. Reptiles of the Solomon Islands. Pensoft Series Faunistica 57, 212 pp.
  • McCoy, M. 2015. A Field Guide to the Reptiles of the Solomon Islands. Michael McCoy, Kuranda - get paper here
  • Meyer, A.B. 1874. Eine Mittheilung von Hern. Dr. Adolf Berhard Meyer über die von ihm auf Neu-Guinea und den Inseln Jobi, Mysore und Mafoor im Jahre 1873 gesammelten Amphibien. Monatsber. K. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 1874: 128-140 [also published as a separate print with pages 1-17 with a different title in which “Hern. Dr. Adolf Berhard Meyer über die von ihm” is replaced by “mir”] - get paper here
  • Mys, Benoit 1988. The zoogeography of the scincid lizards from North Papua New Guinea (Reptilia: Scincidae). I. The distribution of the species. Bull. Inst. Roy. Sci. Nat. Belgique (Biologie) 58: 127-183
  • Smith, M.A. 1937. A review of the genus Lygosoma (Scincidae: Reptilia) and its allies. Records of the Indian Museum 39 (3): 213-234
  • Werner, F. 1899. Beiträge zur Herpetologie der pacifischen Inselwelt und von Kleinasien. I. Bemerkungen über einige Reptilien aus Neu-Guinea und Polynesien. II. Über einige Reptilien und Batrachier aus Kleinasien. Zool. Anz. 22: 371-375, 375-378 - get paper here
  • Werner,F. 1898. Vorläufige Mitteilung über die von Herrn Prof. F. Dahl im Bismarck-Archipel gesammelten Reptilien und Batrachier. Zool. Anz. 21 : 552-556 - get paper here
External links  
Is it interesting? Share with others:

As link to this species use URL address:

without field 'search_param'. Field 'search_param' is used for browsing search result.

Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator