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Emoias
Pacific Blue-tailed Emoia (Emoia caeruleocauda)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia (paraphyletic)
Subclass: Diapsida
(unranked): Sauria
Infraclass: Lepidosauromorpha
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Scleroglossa
Infraorder: Scincomorpha
Family: Scincidae
Subfamily: Lygosominae
Genus: Emoia
Gray, 1845
Species

About 75, see text

Synonyms

Emoa Girard, 1857

Emoia is a genus of skinks in the subfamily Lygosominae. It belongs to a group of genera mainly from the SW Pacific-Australian region, such as Leiolopisma; these and others form the Eugongylus group.[1]

For lack of a better name, these small skinks are commonly known as emoias.

Species

  • Emoia adspersa (Steindachner, 1870) – Dark-sided Emoia, Dark-sided Skink, Dateline Emoia
  • Emoia aenea
  • Emoia ahli
  • Emoia aneityumensis
  • Emoia arnoensis Brown & Marshall, 1953 – Arno Emoia, Arno Skink
  • Emoia atrocostata (Lesson, 1826) – Littoral Emoia, Littoral Skink
  • Emoia aurulenta
  • Emoia battersbyi
  • Emoia bismarckensis
  • Emoia boettgeri (Sternfeld, 1920) – Boettger's Emoia, Boettger's Skink
  • Emoia bogerti
  • Emoia brongersmai
  • Emoia caeruleocauda (De Vis, 1892) – Pacific Blue-tailed Emoia, Marianas Blue-tailed Emoia, Marianas Blue-tailed Skink
  • Emoia callisticta
  • Emoia campbelli
  • Emoia coggeri
  • Emoia concolor
  • Emoia cyanogaster (Lesson, 1826) – Blue-bellied Emoia, Blue-bellied Skink
  • Emoia cyanura (Lesson, 1826) – Azure-tailed Emoia, Copper-tailed Copper-striped Emoia, "azure-tailed skink"
  • Emoia cyclops
  • Emoia digul
  • Emoia erronan
  • Emoia flavigularis
  • Emoia guttata
  • Emoia impar (Werner, 1898) – Blue-tailed Striped Emoia, Blue-tailed Striped Skink, "azure-tailed skink"
  • Emoia irianensis
  • Emoia isolata
  • Emoia jakati (Kopstein, 1926) – Jakati Emoia, Kopstein's Emoia, Kopstein's Skink
  • Emoia jamur
  • Emoia kitcheneri
  • Emoia klossi
  • Emoia kordoana
  • Emoia kuekenthali
  • Emoia laobaoense
  • Emoia lawesi (Günther, 1874) – Lawes' Emoia, Lawes' Skink
  • Emoia longicauda (Macleay, 1877)
  • Emoia loveridgei
  • Emoia loyaltiensis
  • Emoia maculata
  • Emoia maxima
  • Emoia mivarti (Boulenger, 1887) – Mivart's Emoia, Mivart's Skink
  • Emoia mokosariniveikau
  • Emoia montana
  • Emoia nativittatis
  • Emoia nigra (Jacquinot & Guichenot, 1853) – Black Emoia, Black Skink
  • Emoia nigromarginata
  • Emoia obscura
  • Emoia oribata
  • Emoia pallidiceps
  • Emoia paniai
  • Emoia parkeri
  • Emoia physicae
  • Emoia physicina
  • Emoia ponapea Kiester, 1982 – Ponape Forest Emoia, Ponape Forest Skink
  • Emoia popei
  • Emoia pseudocyanura
  • Emoia pseudopallidiceps
  • Emoia reimschisseli
  • Emoia rennellensis
  • Emoia ruficauda
  • Emoia rufilabialis
  • Emoia samoensis (Duméril in Duméril & Duméril, 1851) – Samoan Emoia, Samoan Skink
  • Emoia sanfordi
  • Emoia schmidti
  • Emoia similis
  • Emoia slevini Brown & Falanruw, 1972 – Slevin's Emoia, Slevin's Skink, Marianas Emoia
  • Emoia sorex
  • Emoia submetallica
  • Emoia taumakoensis
  • Emoia tetrataenia
  • Emoia tongana
  • Emoia tropidolepis
  • Emoia trossula
  • Emoia veracunda

Footnotes

  1. ^ Austin & Arnold (2006)

References

  • Austin, J.J. & Arnold, E.N. (2006): Using ancient and recent DNA to explore relationships of extinct and endangered Leiolopisma skinks (Reptilia: Scincidae) in the Mascarene islands. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 39(2): 503–511. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2005.12.011 (HTML abstract)
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Wikispecies

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Taxonavigation

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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Reptilia
Subclassis: Diapsida
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Sauria
Infraordo: Scincomorpha
Familia: Scincidae
Genus: Emoia
Species: E. adspersa - E. aenea - E. ahli - E. aneityumensis - E. arnoensis - E. atrocostata - E. aurulenta - E. battersbyi - E. bismarckensis - E. boettgeri - E. bogerti - E. brongersmai - E. caeruleocauda - E. callisticta - E. campbelli - E. coggeri - E. concolor - E. cyanogaster - E. cyanura - E. cyclops - E. digul - E. erronan - E. flavigularis - E. guttata - E. impar - E. irianensis - E. isolata - E. jakati - E. jamur - E. kitcheneri - E. klossi - E. kordoana - E. kuekenthali - E. laobaoense - E. lawesi - E. longicauda - E. loveridgei - E. loyaltiensis - E. maculata - E. maxima - E. mivarti - E. mokosariniveikau - E. montana - E. nativittatis - E. nigra -E. nigromarginata - E. obscura - E. oribata - E. pallidiceps - E. paniai - E. parkeri - E. physicae - E. physicina - E. ponapea - E. popei - E. pseudocyanura - E. pseudopallidiceps - E. reimschisseli - E. rennellensis - E. ruficauda - E. rufilabialis - E. samoensis - E. sanfordi - E. schmidti - E. similis - E. slevini - E. sorex - E. submetallica - E. taumakoensis - E. tetrataenia - E. tongana - E. tropidolepis - E. trossula - E. veracunda

Name

Emoia (Gray, 1845)

Vernacular names


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