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Brachymeles  A. M. C. Duméril and Bibron, 1839
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1181588

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2022   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          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  
                                     GenusBrachymeles A. M. C. Duméril and Bibron, 1839  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles apus Hikida, 1982 – Hikida's Short-legged Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles bicolandia Siler, Fuiten, Jones, Alcala and Brown, 2011 – Bicol Slender Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles bicolor (Gray, 1845) – Two-colored Short-legged Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles boholensis Brown and Rabor, 1967 – Bohol Short-legged Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles bonitae A. M. C. Duméril and Bibron, 1839 – Stub-limbed Burrowing Skink, Pretty Short-legged Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles boulengeri Taylor, 1922 – Boulenger's Short-legged Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles brevidactylus Siler, Fuiten, Jones, Alcala and Brown, 2011 – Southern Bicol Slender Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles burksi Taylor, 1917 – Burks' Burrowing Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles cebuensis Brown and Rabor, 1967 – Rabor's Short-legged Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles cobos Siler, Fuiten, Jones, Alcala and Brown, 2011 – Catanduañes Slender Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles dalawangdaliri Davis, Geheber, Watters, Penrod, Feller, Ashford, Kouri, Nguyen, Shauberger, Sheatsley et al., 2016 – Tablas Slender Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles elerae Taylor, 1917 – Common Short-legged Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles gracilis (Fischer, 1885) – Graceful Short-legged Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles hilong Brown and Rabor, 1967 – Graceful Short-legged Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles ilocandia Siler, Davis, Freitas, Huron, Geheber, Watters, Penrod, Papes, Amrein, Anwawr et al., 2016 – Ilokano Slender Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles isangdaliri Davis, Feller, Brown and Siler, 2014 – Aurora Slender Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles kadwa Siler and Brown, 2010 – Jessi's Slender Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles libayani Siler, Fuiten, Jones, Alcala and Brown, 2011 – Lapinig Islands' Slender Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles ligtas Geheber, Davis, Watters, Penrod, Feller, Davey, Ellsworth, Flanagan, Heitz, Moore et al., 2016 – Lubang Slender Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles lukbani Siler, Balete, Diesmos and Brown, 2010  
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles makusog Siler, Diesmos and Brown, 2010  
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles mapalanggaon Davis, Feller, Brown and Siler, 2014 – Masbate Slender Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles mindorensis Brown and Rabor, 1967 – Mindoro Short-legged Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles minimus Brown and Alcala, 1995  
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles miriamae (Heyer, 1972) – Miriam's Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles muntingkamay Siler, Rico, Duya and Brown, 2009 – Caraballo Mountains Loam-swimming Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles orientalis Brown and Rabor, 1967 – Southern Burrowing Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles paeforum Siler, Fuiten, Jones, Alcala and Brown, 2011 – PAEF Slender Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles pathfinderi Taylor, 1925 – Pathfinder Short-legged Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles samad Siler, Jones, Diesmos, Diesmos and Brown, 2012 – Eastern Visayas Slender Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles samarensis Brown, 1956 – Brown's Short-legged Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles schadenbergi (Fischer, 1885) – Schadenberg's Burrowing Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles suluensis Taylor, 1918 – Graceful Short-legged Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles talinis Brown, 1956 – Duméril's Short-legged Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles taylori Brown, 1956 – Taylor's Short-legged Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles tiboliorum Siler, Jones, Diesmos, Diesmos and Brown, 2012 – Western Mindanao Slender Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles tridactylus Brown, 1956 – Three-fingered Short-legged Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles tungaoi Siler and Brown, 2010 – Tungao's Slender Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles vermis Taylor, 1918 – Taylor's Short-legged Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles vindumi Siler and Brown, 2010 – Jens' Slender Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles vulcani Siler, Jones, Diesmos, Diesmos and Brown, 2012 – Camiguin Sur Slender Skink 
                                        SpeciesBrachymeles wrighti Taylor, 1925 – Wright's Short-legged Skink 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  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   
  Reference for: Brachymeles   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Applegarth, J. S.   
  Publication Date: 1983   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Index to the Genera of Reptilia - A Device to Assist Curators. Sauria (Lacertilia and Amphisbaenia), Third Edition   
  Page(s): 54   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Brachymeles   

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