Spondylurus lineolatus (Noble & Hassler, 1933)

Hispaniola ten-lined skink



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1985

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Noble, G. K. and Hassler, W. G. (1933). Two new species of frogs, five new species and a new race of lizards from Dominican Republic. American Museum Novitates 652: 1-17.


Other references:

Hedges, S.B. and Conn, C.E. 2012. A new skink fauna from Caribbean islands (Squamata, Mabuyidae, Mabuyinae). Zootaxa 3288: 1-244.

Inchaustegui, S., Landestoy, M. & Hedges, B. 2016. Spondylurus lineolatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T47103187A47103196. 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.


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