Scincidae

Belongs within: Scincomorpha.Contains: Eremiascincus, Chalcides, Lygosoma (Rhodona), Egernia, Liopholis, Tiliqua, Cyclodomorphus, Ctenotus, Hemiergis, Riopa, Dasia, Mochlus, Nodorha, Norbea, Ophioscinus, Otosaurus, Saiphos, Tropidophorus, Lerista, Mabuya, Sphenomorphus, Scincella, Ablepharus, Lipinia, Panaspis, Lampropholis, Carlia, Emoia, Cryptoblepharus, Morethia, Leiolopisma, Oligosoma, Glaphyromorphus, Lygisaurus, Saproscincus, Scincinae. The Scincidae, skinks, are the largest of the traditionally-recognised families of lizards, with more than 1400 species. Many skinks have smooth, glass-like scales (though there are notable exceptions), and… Continue reading Scincidae