The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Mabuya grandisterrae Hedges & Conn, 2012

Grand-Terre skink

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: before 20 January 1920

 

Distribution

Grande-Terre, Guadeloupe, Guadeloupe Bank, Lesser Antilles

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: BMNH 1920.1.20.398 (adult female)

Type locality: "Pointe-à-Pitre, Grande-Terre, Guadeloupe" (Hedges & Conn, 2012:102)

 

Paratypes:

USNM 11175
USNM 11249
USNM 565045
USNM 565046

 

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:

Hedges, S. Blair., Lorvelec, O., Barré, N., Vidal, N. and Pavis, C. (2019). On the taxonomic recognition of skinks from the Guadeloupe Archipelago (Squamata Mabuyidae, Mabuya). Caribbean Herpetology 64: 1-7.

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]

 

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