Oligosoma striatum


Oligosoma is a genus of small to medium-sized skinks (family Scincidae). It is found only in New Zealand. It belongs to the Eugongylus group; the genus Bassiana appears to be a fairly close relative (Austin & Arnold 2006).



  • (2006): Using ancient and recent DNA to explore relationships of extinct and endangered Leiolopisma skinks (Reptilia: Scincidae) in the Mascarene islands. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 39(2): 503–511. (HTML abstract)

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