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Emoia  Gray, 1845
Taxonomic Serial No.: 173976

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Emoias [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 1999   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                               FamilyScincidae  – Skinks  
                                  GenusEmoia Gray, 1845 – Emoias  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Emoia adspersa (Steindachner, 1870) – Dark-sided Skink, Dateline Emoia, Dark-sided Emoia 
                                     Species Emoia arnoensis Brown and Marshall, 1953 – Arno Skink, Arno Emoia 
                                     Species Emoia atrocostata (Lesson, 1826) – Littoral Skink, Littoral Emoia 
                                     Species Emoia boettgeri (Sternfeld, 1920) – Boettger's Skink, Boettger's Emoia 
                                     Species Emoia caeruleocauda (De Vis, 1892) – Marianas Blue-tailed Skink, Pacific Blue-tailed Emoia, Marianas Blue-tailed Emoia 
                                     Species Emoia cyanogaster (Lesson, 1826) – Blue-bellied Skink, Blue-bellied Emoia 
                                     Species Emoia cyanura (Lesson, 1826) – Azure-tailed Emoia, Azure-tailed skink, Copper-tailed Copper-striped Emoia 
                                     Species Emoia impar (Werner, 1898) – Azure-tailed Skink, Blue-tailed Striped Emoia, Blue-tailed Striped Skink 
                                     Species Emoia jakati (Kopstein, 1926) – Jakati Emoia, Kopstein's Emoia, Kopstein's Skink 
                                     Species Emoia lawesii (Günther, 1874) – Lawes' Emoia, Lawes' Skink, Pili Oua 
                                     Species Emoia mivarti (Boulenger, 1887) – Mivart's Skink, Mivart's Emoia 
                                     Species Emoia nigra (Jacquinot and Guichenot, 1853) – Black Skink, Black Emoia 
                                     Species Emoia ponapea Kiester, 1982 – Ponape Forest Skink, Ponape Forest Emoia 
                                     Species Emoia samoensis (Duméril in Duméril and Duméril, 1851) – Samoan Skink, Samoan Emoia 
                                     Species Emoia slevini Brown and Falanruw, 1972 – Slevin's Skink, Marianas Emoia, Slevin's Emoia 

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Emoia    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Emoia   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada, draft (2004)   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2004) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Emoia   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Emoia   

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