Twin-striped skink

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Twin-striped skink
Ablepharus bivittatus.jpeg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Scincidae
Genus: Ablepharus
Species: A. bivittatus
Binomial name
Ablepharus bivittatus
Menetries, 1832

Ablepharus bivittatus bivittatus
Ablepharus bivittatus lindbergi

Ablepharus bivittatus range map.svg
  • Ablepharus menestriesii
  • Scincus bivittatus

The twin-striped skink (Ablepharus bivittatus) is a skink native to Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, northwestern Iran and Turkey. It is generally found at elevations between 2,300 metres (7,500 ft) and 3,300 metres (10,800 ft). The lindbergi subspecies is restricted to western Afghanistan.[1]


  1. ^ Ananjeva, N. B. (2006). The Reptiles of Northern Euroasia. Pensoft. ISBN 954-642-269-X. ISSN 1312-0174.

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