Copeoglossum redondae Hedges & Conn, 2012:82

Redonda skink

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

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

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

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:

Bell, E.A. and Daltry, J.C. 2012. Feasibility study for the eradication of black rats Rattus rattus from Redonda, with new observations on the island's biodiversity and ecology. Report from Wildlife Management International Ltd and Fauna & Flora International to the Offshore Islands Conservation Programme, St John's, Antigua and Barbuda.

Daltry, J.C. 2016. Copeoglossum redondae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T47102774A47102780. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T47102774A47102780.en. Downloaded on 17 December 2016.

Morse, A.R. 1979. The Quest for Redonda. The Reynolds Morse Foundation, Cleveland.

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]

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

 

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