The Viti slender treeskink (Emoia concolor) is listed as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. This arboreal skink is widely spread throughout Fiji from coastal areas up to around 1 000 meters above sea level (Hamilton et al. 2013). Found in native forest as well as modified habitats it has probably been affected by land conversion to grassland and sugarcane in western Viti Levu (R. Fisher pers. comm. 2013, in Hamilton et al. 2013). It is common on some of the mongoose-free offshore islands. Cats (Felis catus), rats (Rattus spp.) and mongooses present a threat to this lizard.
This skink is protected on Yadua Taba and Colo-I-Suva islands and in a few other protected areas in Fiji. Taxonomic genetic analysis needs to be done in order to better understand this species and characterise its distribution.
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