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Scincinae  Oppel, 1811
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1181576

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subfamily  
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2022   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                               FamilyScincidae Oppel, 1811 – Skinks  
                                  SubfamilyScincinae Oppel, 1811  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Genus Amphiglossus A. M. C. Duméril and Bibron, 1839  
                                     Genus Ateuchosaurus Gray, 1845  
                                     Genus Barkudia Annandale, 1917  
                                     Genus Brachymeles A. M. C. Duméril and Bibron, 1839  
                                     Genus Brachyseps Erens, Miralles, Glaw, Catrou and Vences, 2017  
                                     Genus Chalcides J. N. Laurent, 1768  
                                     Genus Chalcidoseps Boulenger, 1887  
                                     Genus Eumeces Wiegmann, 1834 – Eumeces, Holarctic Skinks 
                                     Genus Eurylepis Blyth, 1854  
                                     Genus Feylinia Gray, 1845  
                                     Genus Flexiseps Erens, Miralles, Glaw, Catrou and Vences, 2017  
                                     Genus Gongylomorphus Fitzinger, 1843  
                                     Genus Grandidierina Mocquard, 1894  
                                     Genus Hakaria Steindachner, 1899  
                                     Genus Janetaescincus Greer, 1970  
                                     Genus Jarujinia Chan-Ard, Makchai & Cota, 2011  
                                     Genus Madascincus Brygoo, 1981  
                                     Genus Melanoseps Boulenger, 1887  
                                     Genus Mesoscincus Griffith, Ngo and Murphy, 2000  
                                     Genus Nessia Gray, 1839  
                                     Genus Ophiomorus A. M. C. Duméril and Bibron, 1839  
                                     Genus Pamelaescincus Greer, 1970  
                                     Genus Paracontias Mocquard, 1894  
                                     Genus Plestiodon A. M. C. Duméril and Bibron, 1839 – toothy skinks 
                                     Genus Proscelotes Witte and Laurent, 1943  
                                     Genus Pseudoacontias Bocage, 1889  
                                     Genus Pygomeles Grandidier, 1867  
                                     Genus Scelotes Fitzinger, 1826  
                                     Genus Scincopus Peters, 1864  
                                     Genus Scincus J. N. Laurent, 1768  
                                     Genus Scolecoseps Loveridge, 1920  
                                     Genus Sepsina Bocage, 1866  
                                     Genus Sepsophis Beddome, 1870  
                                     Genus Typhlacontias Bocage, 1873  
                                     Genus Voeltzkowia Boettger, 1893  

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  Source: Reptile Database (Mar 2022), website (version Mar-2022)  
  Acquired: 2002   
  Notes: Uetz, P., Freed, P., Aguilar, R. & Hosek, J. (eds.) (2022) The Reptile Database,, accessed 9 May 2022   
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