Chalcides mionecton

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Chalcides mionecton
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Scincidae
Genus: Chalcides
Species: C. mionecton
Binomial name
Chalcides mionecton
(Boettger, 1874)
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Chalcides mionecton, the mionecton skink or Morocco cylindrical skink, is a species of skink in the Scincidae family. It is found only in Morocco. Its natural habitats are sandy shores, arable land, pastureland, and rural gardens. It is threatened by habitat loss.


Brown, R.P., T. Tejangkura, E.H. El Mouden, M. A. Ait Baamrane, M. Znari. 2012. Species delimitation and digit number in a North African skink. Ecology & Evolution 2(12): 2962-2973.