Gonglyomorphus bojerii borbonica Vinson, 1970

Réunion skink, Réunion slit-eared skink

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Gonglyomorphus borbonica Vinson, 1970

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: 1839

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Réunion, Mascarene Islands

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Austin, J.J., Arnold, E.N. and Jones, C.G. 2009. Interrelationships and history of the slit‐eared skinks (Gongylomorphus, Scincidae) of the Mascarene islands, based on mitochondrial DNA and nuclear gene sequences. Zootaxa: 55-68.

Cheke, Anthony S. (1987). An ecological history of the Mascarene Islands, with particular reference to extinctions and introductions of land vertebrates. In: Diamond, A. W. (ed.) Mascarene Island Birds. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 5-89.

Cheke, A.S. and Hume, J.P. 2008. Lost Land of the Dodo: and ecological history of Mauritius, Réunion and Rodrigues. Yale University Press.

Cole, N. 2009. A Field Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of Mauritius. Mauritius Wildlife Foundation, Vacoas, Mauritius.

Cole, N. 2011. Driven to extinction: The invasion of the musk shrew Suncus murinus on Flat Island. Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, Jersey.

Daruty de Grandpré, A. 1883. Rapport annuel de secrétaire 5 Fevrier 1881. Annales des Sciences Naturelles 22: 292-299.

Day, David. (1981). The Doomsday Book of Animals: A Natural History of Vanished Species. New York, N.Y.: The Viking Press.

Jones, C.G. 1993. The ecology and conservation of Mauritian skinks. Proceedings of The Royal Society of Arts and Sciences of Mauritius 5: 71-95.

Probst, J-M. 1998. Les Scincidae disparus de La Réunion: le Grand Scinque Leiolopisma sp., le Scinque de Bojer Gongylomorphus bojerii et le Scinque de Bouton Cryptoblepharus boutonii. Bulletin Phaethon 7: 1-4.

Sanchez, M. 2021. Gongylomorphus borbonicus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2021: e.T17023321A17023353. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2021-2.RLTS.T17023321A17023353.en. Accessed on 18 June 2022.

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