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A Selection of
SKINKS OF THE WORLD

Note that this page includes lizards in the infraorder Scinciformata  which are close relatives of true skinks (Scincidae)

Peters' Banded Skink

Infraorder
SCINCIFORMATA

COMMON NAME

SCIENTIFIC NAME

FAMILY

Distribution

European Snake-eyed Skink

Ablepharus kitaibelii

Scincidae

Eastern Europe and Southwestern Asia

Ocellated Skink

Chalcides ocellatus

Scincidae

Greece,  Italy, Malta, northern Africa  UAE, Israel, Pakistan, India and Sri Lanka

African Plated Lizard

Broadleysaurus major

Gerrhosauridae

Africa

Schneider's skink 
or Berber skink

Eumeces schneiderii

Scincidae

Central Asia, Western Asia, and North Africa

Black-tailed Bar-lipped Skink

Glaphyromorphus nigricaudis

Scincidae

NT, Qld (and New Guinea)

Grass Skink or Dark-flecked Garden Sunskink (Rainbow Skink in Hawaii)

Lampropholis delicata

Scincidae

NSW, ACT, Qld, SA, Tas, Vic, also invasive to LHI, New Zealand and Hawaii

Peters' Banded Skink

Scincopus fasciatus

Scincidae

Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Western Sahara,
Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Chad, Sudan, Libya, Sahara

Indonesian Bluetongue

Tiliqua gigas

Scincidae

 

Common Bluetongue

Tiliqua scincoides

Scincidae

Australia (NSW, ACT, Qld, SA, Vic. NT, WA)
Indonesia (Maluku Province: Tanimbar, Babar Islands)

Western Girdled Lizard

Zonosaurus laticaudatus

Gerrhosauridae

Madagascar

Madagascan Giant Plated Lizard

Zonosaurus maximus

Gerrhosauridae

Madagascar



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