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Taxonomy of the family Scincidae
Bibliography of the genus Prasinohaema
Biodiversity of the family Scincidae








Genus
Prasinohaema

Green Tree Skinks, Green-blooded Skinks

Grünblütige Skinke

Grønblodede Træskinker

1974 Prasinohaema Greer (type species: Lygosoma flavipes Parker 1936)
Contents: 5 species, of which 4 (80.0%) are endemic.
Endemism: 0% 100%
Remarks: Previously included in Lygosoma and, more recently, Leiolopisma.
Distribution: New Guinea (incl. satellites), Solomon Islands.
Reported from: Indonesia (Western New Guinea), Papua New Guinea (d'Entrecasteaux Islands [Fergusson, Normanby], Eastern New Guinea, Louisiade Archipelago [Misima, Rossel], Woodlark, North Solomon Islands [Bougainville], Trobriand Islands), Solomon Islands (incl. Taumako, Guadalcanal, Santa Cruz Islands).

Prasinohaema flavipes

Yellow-footed Green Tree Skink, Common Green Tree Skink, (New Guinea Tree Skink)

Gelbfüssiger Baumskink

Gulfodet Træskink

1936 Lygosoma flavipes Parker
Sphenomorphus flavipes Mittleman 1952
Prasinohaema flavipes Greer 1974
1949 Lygosoma flavipes paniaiense Brongersma

Distribution: Papua New Guinea (Eastern New Guinea).


Prasinohaema parkeri

Utakwa River Green Tree Skink

Utakwa-Baumskink

Utakwa-træskink

1937 Lygosoma parkeri Smith
Scincella parkeri Mittleman 1952
Prasinohaema parkeri Greer 1974

Remarks: Reported from Papua New Guinea by Whitaker, Whitaker & Mills (1982), but without specific locality. This record needs confirmation.
Distribution: Indonesia (Western New Guinea).


Prasinohaema prehensicauda

Madang Green Tree Skink, Casuarina Skink

Madang-Baumskink

Madang-træskink

1945 Lygosoma prehensicauda Loveridge
Scincella prehensicauda Mittleman 1952
Prasinohaema prehensicauda Greer 1974

Distribution: Papua New Guinea (Eastern New Guinea).


Prasinohaema semoni

Papuan Green Tree Skink

Papuanischer Grüner Baumskink

Papuansk Grøn Træskink

1894 Lygosoma semoni Oudemans
Liolepisma semonis [lapsus] Lucas 1898
Scincella semoni Mittleman 1952
Prasinohaema semoni Greer 1974

Remarks: Listed for Fergusson Island in the d'Entrecasteaux Islands by Rooij (1917), but the island was not included in the distribution by Tallowin, Shea & Allison (2019).
Distribution: Indonesia (Western New Guinea), Papua New Guinea (Eastern New Guinea).


Prasinohaema virens

Eastern Green Tree Skink, Green-blooded Vine Skink

Haftzehenskink

Østlig Grøn Træskink

1881 Lipinia virens Peters
Lygosoma virens Boulenger 1887
Liolepisma virens Lucas 1898
Lygosoma anolis virens Smith 1937
Prasinohaema virens Greer 1974
1883 Lipinia anolis Boulenger (Greer & Raizes 1969)
Lygosoma anolis Boulenger 1887
Liolepisma virens Barbour 1921

Distribution: Indonesia (Western New Guinea), Papua New Guinea (d'Entrecasteaux Islands [Fergusson, Normanby], Eastern New Guinea, Louisiade Archipelago [Misima, Rossel], Woodlark, North Solomon Islands [Bougainville], Trobriand Islands), Solomon Islands (incl. Taumako, Guadalcanal, Santa Cruz Islands).