Leiolopisma mauritiana 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Squamata Scincidae

Scientific Name: Leiolopisma mauritiana
Species Authority: (Günther, 1877)
Didosaurus mauritianus Günther, 1877

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Extinct ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Known only from Mauritius, this species is thought to have become extinct around 1600. The introduction of predatory species to Mauritius is thought to have led to the extirpation of Leiolopisma mauritiana.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1994 Extinct (Ex)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1996. Leiolopisma mauritiana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T11410A3277412. . Downloaded on 29 November 2015.
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