Spondylurus martinae Hedges & Conn, 2012

St Martin skink



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

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.


Other references:

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]


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