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Oligosoma gracilicorpus (Hardy)

Narrow-bodied Skink (Oligosoma gracilicorpus)

This species, described in the year 1977, is known only from the type specimen, which was collected on New Zealand’s North Island.

The species is considered extinct.

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References:

[1] D. R. Towns, K. A. Neilson; A. H. (Tony) Whitaker: North Island Oligosoma spp. skink recovery plan 2002-2012. Threatened species recovery plan 48. New Zealand Department of Conservation 2002