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Spondylurus monitae Hedges & Conn, 2012

Monito (islet) skink

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1993

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Monito islet, Puerto Rico

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

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, B. (2013). Spondylurus monitae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T47103260A47103266. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2013-2.RLTS.T47103260A47103266.en. Downloaded on 14 December 2015.

Rolle, F.J., Heatwole, H., Levins, R. and Torres, F. (1964). Faunal notes on Monito Island, Puerto Rico. Caribbean Journal of Science 4: 321-322.

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/20199/spondylurus-monitae

https://reptile-database.reptarium.cz/species?genus=Spondylurus&species=monitae

 

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