Mabuya montserratae Hedges & Conn, 2012

Montserrat skink



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1984 (Daltry & Powell, 2016)

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Montserrat, Montserrat Bank, Lesser Antilles


Biology & Ecology










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. & Powell, R. 2016. Mabuya montserratae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T47102881A47102887. 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]

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

Young, R.P. 2008. A biodiversity assessment of the Centre Hills, Montserrat. Durrell Conservation Monograph No. 1. Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, Jersey, Channel Islands.


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