Menetia

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Menetia
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Scincidae
Genus: Menetia
Gray, 1845[1]

Menetia is a genus of skinks, lizards in the family Scincidae. Member species of the genus Menetia are endemic to Australia. They are ground-dwellers and live in open forests and open grasslands.

Species[edit]

The following six species are recognized as being valid.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Menetia ". Dahms Tierleben. www.dahmstierleben.de/systematik/Reptilien/Squamata/Scincomorpha/scincidae/eugongylinae.
  2. ^ "Menetia ". The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.

Further reading[edit]

  • Gray JE. 1845. Catalogue of the Specimens of Lizards in the Collection of the British Museum. London: Trustees of the British Museum. (Edward Newman, printer). xxviii + 289 pp. (Menetia, new genus, p. 65).