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Species profile—Emoia atrocostata atrocostata (littoral whiptail-skink)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Scincidae (skinks) → Emoia atrocostata atrocostata (littoral whiptail-skink)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Scincidae (skinks)
Scientific name
Emoia atrocostata atrocostata (Lesson, 1830)
Common name
littoral whiptail-skink
Type reference
Lesson, R.P. 1830. Description de quelques reptiles nouveaux ou peu connus. pp. 34-65 in Duperrey, L.I. (ed.). (1826¿1838) Voyage Autour du Monde, Exécuté par Ordre du Roi, sur la Corvette de sa Majesté, La Coquille, Pendant les Années 1822, 1823, 1824 et 1825. Zoologie 2(1) and Atlas (Reptiles 7 pls). Paris : Arthus Bertrand.
WildNet taxon ID
203
Synonym(s)
Scincus atrocostatus
Emoia atrocostata
Mabouia irrorata
Mabouia marmorata
Alternate name(s)
mangrove skink
littoral whip-tail skink
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Near threatened
Conservation significant
Yes
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=203

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Last updated
7 September 2021
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