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Copeoglossum redondae Hedges & Conn, 2012:82

Redonda skink

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: see (Hedges & Conn, 2012:82)

 

Conservation Status

Last Record: between 1863 and 1873 (Hedges & Conn, 2012:82)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Redonda Island, Redonda Bank, Lesser Antilles

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Only known from the holotype (Hedges & Conn, 2012:83)

Holotype: ANSP 9517 (adult female)

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Hedges, S. Blair and Conn, Caitlin E. (2012). A new skink fauna from Caribbean islands (Squamata, Mabuyidae, Mabuyinae). Zootaxa 3288: 1-244.

 

Other references:

Daltry, J.C. 2016. Copeoglossum redondae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T47102774A47102780. Downloaded on 17 December 2016.

Powell, Robert and Henderson, Robert W. (2012). Island lists of West Indian amphibians and reptiles. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 51(2): 85-166. [considers this taxon possibly extinct]

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/16066/copeoglossum-redondae-redonda-skink

 

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