Accepted scientific name:
Scelotes anguineus BOULENGER 1887 (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Scelotes anguineus BOULENGER 1887
Herpetosaura anguinea TORNIER 1902 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Herpetosaura anguinea TORNIER 1902
Herpetoseps anguinus BOULENGER 1887 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Herpetoseps anguinus BOULENGER 1887
Common names:
Common name Language Country
Boulenger's Burrowing Skink - -
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Family Scincidae
Genus Scelotes
Distribution: Republic of South Africa (Algoa Basin in E Cape)
Additional data: This species lost its forelimb entirely and retains only two digits on the hind limb.
Source database: TIGR Reptiles, Oct 2007
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: Uetz P.,
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