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Alinea luciae Garman, 1887:51

St Lucia skink, Saint Lucia skink

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Mabuya luciae Garman, 1887

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1888-1889 (Hedges & Conn, 2012:54)

 

Distribution

St Lucia, St Lucia Bank, Lesser Antilles

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: MCZ R-6046

 

Other specimens:

BMNH 89.8.14.20
BMNH 89.8.14.21
BMNH 89.8.14.22
BMNH 89.8.14.23

 

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References

Original scientific description:

Garman, S. (1887). On West Indian reptiles. Scincidae. Bulletin of the Essex Institute, 19: 51-53.

 

Other references:

Anonymous. (1889). Societies and academies. Nature 40: 190-191.

Barbour, T. (1914). A contribution to the zoögeography of the West Indies, with especial reference to amphibians and reptiles. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 44: 209-359 + 1 plate (includes seven foldout tables).

Boulenger, G. A. (1891). On reptiles, batrachians, and fishes from the Lesser West Indies. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1891: 351-357.

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

Miralles, Aurélien et al. (2009). Molecular systematics of Caribbean skinks of the genus Mabuya (Reptilia, Scincidae), with descriptions of two new species from Venezuela. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 156(3): 598-616. [Abstract]

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/16062/alinea-luciae-st-lucia-skink

https://reptile-database.reptarium.cz/species?genus=Alinea&species=luciae

 

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