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Emoia ponapea KIESTER, 1982

IUCN Red List - Emoia ponapea - Endangered, EN

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Kiester's Emo Skink 
SynonymEmoia ponapea KIESTER 1982
Emoia ponapea — ADLER, AUSTIN & DUDLEY 1995 
DistributionCaroline Islands, Ponape (Pacific), Micronesia

Type locality: “forest 1/4 mile above Agricultural Station, Kolonia, Ponape Island, Eastern Caroline Islands”  
TypesHolotype: MCZ 121041 
  • 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
  • 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
  • Buden, Donald W. & Danko Taboroši 2016. Reptiles of the Federated States of Micronesia. Island Research and Education Initiative, 311 pp. - get paper here
  • Kiester A R 1982. A new forest skink from Ponape. Breviora (468): 1-10 - get paper here
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