Eremiascincus

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Eremiascincus
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Eremiascincus richardsonii
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Scincidae
Genus: Eremiascincus
Greer, 1979[1]
Species

14 sp., see text

Synonyms

Glaphyromorphus
Wells & Wellington, 1984

Eremiascincus is a genus of skinks endemic to Australia, Indonesia and East Timor.[2]

Species[edit]

The genus contains the following 14 valid species, listed alphabetically by specific name.[2]

Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Eremiascincus.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zootaxa
  2. ^ a b Eremiascincus, The Reptile Database

Further reading[edit]

  • Greer AE. 1979. Eremiascincus, a new generic name for some Australian sand swimming skinks (Lacertilia: Scincidae). Rec. Australian Mus. 32 (7): 321-388. ("Eremiascincus New Genus", p. 323).