Minor snake-eyed skink

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Minor snake-eyed skink
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Sauria
Infraorder: Scincomorpha
Family: Scincidae
Subfamily: Eugongylinae[1]
Genus: Ablepharus
Species: A. grayanus
Binomial name
Ablepharus grayanus
(Stoliczka, 1872)
  • Blepharosteres grayanus Stoliczka, 1872
  • Ablepharus grayanus
    Boulenger, 1887

The minor snake-eyed skink (Ablepharus grayanus) is a species of skink that can be found in India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, the mountain regions of the eastern former Soviet central Asia, and possibly Kyrgyzstan.


The specific name, grayanus, is in honor of British herpetologist John Edward Gray.[2]


  1. ^ "Ablepharus grayanus ". The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.
  2. ^ Beolens B, Watkins M, Grayson M (2011). The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. (Ablepharus grayanus, p. 107).

Further reading[edit]

  • Boulenger GA (1887). Catalogue of the Lizards in the British Museum (Natural History). Second Edition. Volume III. Lacertidæ, Gerrhosauridæ, Scincidæ, Anelytropidæ, Dibamidæ, Chamæleontidæ. London: Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History). (Taylor and Francis, printers). xii + 575 pp. + Plates I-XL. (Ablepharus grayanus, new combination, p. 352).
  • Stoliczka F (1872). "Notes on the Reptilian and Amphibian Fauna of Kachh". Proc. Asiatic Soc. Bengal 1872: 71-85. (Blepharosteres grayanus, new species, pp. 74–75).

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