Dasia (genus)

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Dasia johnsinghi
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Scincidae
Subfamily: Lygosominae
Genus: Dasia
Gray, 1839

Dasia, commonly known as tree skinks or Dasias, is a genus of skinks found in Asia.[1][2]



  1. ^ Murray Wrobel (2004). Elsevier's dictionary of reptiles: in Latin, English, German, French and Italian. Elsevier. p. 265. ISBN 978-0-444-51499-8. 
  2. ^ Robert F. Inger & Walter C. Brown (1980). "Species of the Scincid Genus Dasia Gray" (PDF). Fieldiana Zoology. Field Museum of Natural History. New Series (3): 1–11. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.3190. ISSN 0015-0754. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Harikrishnan, S. et al. 2012: Phylogeography of Dasia Gray, 1830 (Reptilia: Scincidae), with the description of a new species from southern India. Zootaxa, (3233): 37-51. Preview