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Tiliqua gigas (Giant Bluetongue Skink; Great moluccan skink)

Synonyms: Scincus gigas

Infraspecies

Attributes

Maximum Longevity [1]  17 years

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Map Climate Land
Use
Admiralty Islands lowland rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Banda Sea Islands moist deciduous forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests    
Biak-Numfoor rain forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  
Halmahera rain forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Huon Peninsula montane rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Louisiade Archipelago rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  
New Britain-New Ireland lowland rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests    
New Britain-New Ireland montane rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Northern New Guinea lowland rain and freshwater swamp forests Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Seram rain forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southeastern Papuan rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southern New Guinea freshwater swamp forests Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southern New Guinea lowland rain forests Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Trans Fly savanna and grasslands Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands
Trobriand Islands rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  
Vogelkop montane rain forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Vogelkop-Aru lowland rain forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Yapen rain forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website Map
East Melanesian Islands Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu No
Wallacea East Timor, Indonesia No

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Alexandria Zoological Park
Audubon Zoo
Birmingham Zoo
Bramble Park Zoo
Bristol Zoo Gardens
Budapest Zool.& Botanical Garden
Chicago Zoological Park
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
David Traylor Zoo of Emporia
Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust
El Paso Zoo
Henry Vilas Zoo
John Ball Zoological Garden
Kansas City Zoo
Kittenberger Zoo
Knoxville Zoological Gardens
Montecasino Bird Gardens
Moscow Zoological Park
Nashville Zoo at Grassmere
Natural Science Center of Greensboro
Oklahoma City Zoological Park
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park
Paradise Wildlife Park
Park i Ogrod Zoologiczny w Krakowie
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
Randers Regnskov
Reaseheath College Animal Centre
Reid Park Zoo
Scovill Zoo
Shepreth Wildlife Park
Staten Island Zoo
Szeged Zoo
Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo
Topeka Zoological Park
Utica Zoo
Wildlife Safari Inc
Wildlife World Zoo
Zoologicka zahrada Ostrava

Distribution

Indonesia (Ambon, Ceram, Ternate, Halmahera, Ke, Aru), Papua New Guinea, Jobi, Admirality Islands, New Britain, Bismarck Archipelago. evanescens: E/S Papua New Guinea, Indonesia (Irian Jaya).;

Photos

Citations

Species recognized by Uetz P., , TIGR Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Biodiversity Hotspots, Conservation International
Images provided by Google Image Search
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access
Institution information provided by International Species Information System - May 2011