The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Spondylurus haitiae Hedges & Conn, 2012

Hispaniola four-lined skink



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1857-58

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)





Biology & Ecology










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:

Landestoy, M., Inchaustegui, S. & Hedges, B. 2016. Spondylurus haitiae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T47103175A47103181. 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]


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