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Emoia rennellensis BROWN, 1991

IUCN Red List - Emoia rennellensis - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Eugongylinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Bright Emo Skink 
SynonymEmoia rennellensis BROWN 1991
Emoia rennellensis — ADLER, AUSTIN & DUDLEY 1995 
DistributionSolomons (Rennell Island)

Type locality: Rennell Island, Solomon Islands.  
TypesHolotype: CAS 72007, paratype: ZMUC 
Etymologynamed after the type locality. 
  • 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
  • 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
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