Kishinoue's giant skink

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Kishinoue's giant skink
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Scincidae
Genus: Plestiodon
Species: P. kishinouyei
Binomial name
Plestiodon kishinouyei
Stejneger, 1901
Synonyms

Eumeces kishinouyei

Kishinoue's giant skink (Plestiodon kishinouyei) is a species of skink in the Scincidae family found only in Japan.

The species name is a tribute to Japanese fisheries biologist Kamakichi Kishinouye (岸上 鎌吉, 1867-1929).

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