Reptiles of
Rennell  (= Mugaba)  [Solomon Islands]

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Bibliography of the reptiles of Rennell Taxonomic history of the reptiles of Rennell Introduced species
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Citation: Midtgaard, Rune. RepFocus - A Survey of the Reptiles of the World. (Compilation date: April 14th, 2023).

General remarks: The list includes only formally described species. Newly discovered, but still unnamed species are excluded. However, unnamed species or species unassigned to species level are included, if they are the only representatives of their genus in the region. Species counts exclude extinct and introduced species. Doubtful records, typically older voucher specimens of uncertain origin, have been excluded if considered questionable, as are records based on sources considered unreliable or controversial.
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Lizards (Sauria)
= endemicEX = extinct or assumed extinct

 Family Gekkonidae (Typical Geckos)
Genus Gehyra (Four-clawed Geckos)
Gehyra oceanica

Oceanic Gecko

McCoy 2006
Genus Gekko (Tokays)
Gekko vittatus

White-striped Gecko

McCoy 2006
Genus Lepidodactylus (Scaly-toed Geckos)
Lepidodactylus lugubris

Common Mourning Gecko

McCoy 2006
Genus Nactus (Hook-toed Geckos)
Nactus multicarinatus

Melanesian Hook-toed Gecko

McCoy 2006
 Family Scincidae (Skinks)
Genus Cryptoblepharus (Indo-Pacific Snake-eyed Skinks)
Cryptoblepharus poecilopleurus

Oceanic Snake-eyed Skink

McCoy 2006
Genus Emoia (Emo Skinks)
Emoia atrocostata

Pacific Mangrove Skink

Lavery, DeCicco, Richmond, Tigulu, Andersen, Boseto & Moyle 2021
Emoia cyanogaster

Pacific Green-bellied Tree Skink

McCoy 2006
Emoia rennellensis

Rennell Blue-tailed Slender Skink

Brown 1991 McCoy 2006
Genus Eugongylus (Short-legged Giant Skinks)
Eugongylus rufescens

Reddish Giant Skink

McCoy 2006
 Family Varanidae (Monitor Lizards)
Genus Varanus (Monitor Lizards)
Varanus juxtindicus

Rennell Island Mangrove Monitor

Boehme 2003 Boehme, Philipp & Ziegler 2002 Boehme, Philipp & Ziegler in Pianka, King & King (eds.) 2004 McCoy 2006 [as indicus]

Snakes (Serpentes)
= endemicEX = extinct or assumed extinct

 Family Boidae (Typical Boas)
Genus Candoia (Pacific Boas)
Candoia bibroni

South Pacific Tree Boa

McCoy 2006 McDowell 1979
Candoia paulsoni

Pacific Ground Boa

McCoy 2006
 Family Elapidae [part 2: marine species] (Sea Snakes)
Genus Laticauda (Sea Kraits)
Laticauda colubrina

Yellow-lipped Sea Krait

Heatwole, Busack & Cogger 2005 McCoy 2006
Laticauda crockeri

Rennell Island Sea Krait

Gherghel, Papes, Brischoux, Sahlean & Strugariu 2016 Iskandar & Colijn 2001 Kharin, Roedel & Hallermann 2010 McCoy 2006
 Family Typhlopidae (Typical Blind Snakes)
Genus Ramphotyphlops (Western Pacific Blind Snakes)
Ramphotyphlops angusticeps

Arboreal Blind Snake

McCoy 2006 McDiarmid, Campbell & Toure 1999 McDowell 1974