Mabuya guadeloupae Hedges & Conn, 2012

Guadeloupe skink



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1892

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



"Guadeloupe" (Basse-Terre?)


Biology & Ecology




Holotype: FMNH 213 (adult female)

Type locality: "Guadeloupe"



FMNH 212 (adult female)
FMNH 214 (adult male)






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, S. Blair., Lorvelec, O., Barré, N., Vidal, N. and Pavis, C. (2019). On the taxonomic recognition of skinks from the Guadeloupe Archipelago (Squamata Mabuyidae, Mabuya). Caribbean Herpetology 64: 1-7.

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]

Regalado, Pedro Galán. (2015). Los Anfibios y Reptiles Extinguidos: Herpetofauna Desaparecida Desde el Año 1500. Monografías de la Universidade da Coruña 155: 1-509.


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