Lygosoma quadrupes

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Lygosoma quadrupes
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Scincidae
Genus: Lygosoma
Species: L. quadrupes
Binomial name
Lygosoma quadrupes
(Linnaeus, 1766)

Anguis quadrupes Linnaeus, 1766

Lygosoma quadrupes (short-limbed supple skink or Linnaeus' writhing skink) is a species of skink which is found widely in Southeast Asia (Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, southern China, Hong Kong, West Malaysia, Indonesia (Sumatra, Java, Salayar), and the Philippines (Palawan, Calamian Islands)).[1]


  1. ^ Lygosoma quadrupes at the Reptile Database. Accessed 25 January 2015.