Lygosoma bowringii

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Lygosoma bowringii
Lygosoma bowringii.jpg
Lygosoma bowringii
from Bulon Le Island, Andaman Sea, Thailand
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Sauria
Infraorder: Scincomorpha
Family: Scincidae
Subfamily: Lygosominae
Genus: Lygosoma
Species: L. bowringii
Binomial name
Lygosoma bowringii
(Günther, 1864)

Lygosoma bowringii, commonly known as the Christmas Island grass-skink or Bowring's supple skink, is a species of scincid lizard endemic to Southeast Asia.

Geographic range[edit]

West Malaysia, Pulau Tioman, Johor
Pulau Besar, Pulau Sibu; India (Andaman Islands),
Philippines (Sulu Archipelago),
Indonesia (Borneo, Sumatra ?, Java, Sulawesi),
China (Hong Kong ), Singapore, India,
Indochina west to Myanmar (= Burma), Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia,
Australia (Cook Islands)

Type locality: Hong Kong.

References[edit]

  • Boulenger GA. 1887. An account of the Scincoid Lizards collected from Burma for the Genoa Civic Museum by Messrs. G.B. Comotto and L. Fea. Ann. Mus. Civ. Genova, Series 2, 4: 618-624.
  • Günther A. 1864. The Reptiles of British India. London: The Ray Society. (Taylor & Francis, printers). xxvii + 452 pp. + Plates I-XXVI. (Eumeces bowringii, new species, p. 91).

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