Copeoglossum redondae Hedges & Conn, 2012:82

Redonda skink



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

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


Conservation Status

Last Record: between 1863 and 1873 (Hedges & Conn, 2012:82)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



Redonda Island, Redonda Bank, Lesser Antilles


Biology & Ecology




Only known from the holotype (Hedges & Conn, 2012:83)

Holotype: ANSP 9517 (adult female)






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:

Daltry, J.C. 2016. Copeoglossum redondae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T47102774A47102780. 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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