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Emoia cyanura

Emoia cyanura
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Scincidae
Subfamily: Eugongylinae
Genus: Emoia
E. cyanura
Binomial name
Emoia cyanura
(Lesson, 1830)

Emoia cyanura, the copper-tailed skink, is a species of skink. It is found in Borneo, Clipperton Island and other South Pacific islands.[1][2]


It is known as kagisi in the Rennellese language of the Solomon Islands.[3]


  1. ^ Emoia cyanura at the Reptile Database. Accessed 24 September 2019.
  2. ^ Ineich, Ivan; Zug, George R. (1991-12-13). "Nomenclatural Status of Emoia cyanura (Lacertilia, Scincidae) Populations in the Central Pacific". Copeia. 1991 (4): 1132. doi:10.2307/1446114. JSTOR 1446114.
  3. ^ Ross, Malcolm. Concluding notes, 427-436. In Ross, Malcolm; Pawley, Andrew; Osmond, Meredith (eds). The lexicon of Proto Oceanic: The culture and environment of ancestral Oceanic society. Volume 4: Animals. 2011. Pacific Linguistics 621.

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