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Oligosoma infrapunctatum (Boulenger, 1887)

Speckled skink

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: pre-1888 (Melzer et al., 2019)

 

Distribution

New Zealand

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

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References

Original scientific description:

Boulenger, G. A. (1887). Catalogue of the lizards in the British Museum (Natural History). Vol. 3. Taylor and Francis, London. 575 pp.

 

Other references:

Melzer, Sabine et al. (2019). Lost and Found: Taxonomic revision of the speckled skink (Oligosoma infrapunctatum; Reptilia; Scincidae) species complex from New Zealand reveals a potential cryptic extinction, resurrection of two species, and description of three new species. Zootaxa 4623(3): 441-484. [Abstract]

 

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