Saiphos

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Saiphos
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Scincidae
Genus: Saiphos
J.E. Gray, 1831[verification needed]
Species: S. equalis
Binomial name
Saiphos equalis
(J.E. Gray, 1825)
Three-toed Skink.png
Distribution of the Three-toed Skink
Synonyms

Genus-level:

  • Siaphos
    J.E. Gray, 1839 (unjustified emendation)

Saiphos is a monotypic genus of skinks. "Siaphos" tridigitus, initially placed here, is now reassigned to the "wastebin taxon" Sphenomorphus pending a review of that assemblage.

References[edit]

  • Greer, Allen E.; David, Patrick & Teynié, Alexandre (2006): The Southeast Asian scincid lizard Siaphos tridigitus Bourret, 1939 (Reptilia, Scincidae): a second specimen. Zoosystema 28(3): 785-790. PDF fulltext