Many-scaled cylindrical skink

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Many-scaled cylindrical skink
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Scincidae
Genus: Chalcides
Species: C. polylepis
Binomial name
Chalcides polylepis
Boulenger, 1890
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The many-scaled cylindrical skink (Chalcides polylepis) is a species of skink in the family Scincidae. It is found in Morocco and Western Sahara. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, temperate shrubland, Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, rocky areas, sandy shores, and pastureland. It is threatened by habitat loss.