Spondylurus martinae Hedges & Conn, 2012
St Martin skink
Taxonomy & Nomenclature
Last record: c. 1965
This species seems to have been rediscovered when an individual was observed on 10 March 2013.
Saint-Martin (French Side) and Île Tintamarre, Anguilla 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.
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]