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Egernia  Gray, 1838
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1181606

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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  
                                     GenusEgernia Gray, 1838  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Egernia cunninghami (Gray, 1832) – Cunningham's Spiny-tailed Skink, Cunningham's Skink 
                                        Species Egernia cygnitos Doughty, Kealley and Donnellan, 2011 – Western Pilbara Spiny-tailed Skink 
                                        Species Egernia depressa (Günther, 1875) – Pygmy Spiny-tailed Skink 
                                        Species Egernia douglasi Glauert, 1956 – Kimberley Crevice-skink 
                                        Species Egernia eos Doughty, Kealley and Donnellan, 2011 – Central Pygmy Spiny-tailed Skink 
                                        Species Egernia epsisolus Doughty, Kealley and Donnellan, 2011 – Eastern Pilbara Spiny-tailed Skink 
                                        Species Egernia formosa Fry, 1914 – Goldfields Crevice-skink 
                                        Species Egernia hosmeri Kinghorn, 1955 – Hosmer's Spiny-tailed Skink 
                                        Species Egernia kingii (Gray, 1838) – King's Skink 
                                        Species Egernia mcpheei Wells and Wellington, 1984 – Eastern Crevice Skink, McPhee's Egernia 
                                        Species Egernia napoleonis (Gray, 1838) – South-western Crevice Skink 
                                        Species Egernia pilbarensis Storr, 1978 – Pilbara Crevice Skink 
                                        Species Egernia richardi (Peters, 1869) – Bright Crevice-skink, Dark Spinytail Skink 
                                        Species Egernia roomi (Wells and Wellington, 1985) – Kaputar Rock Skink 
                                        Species Egernia rugosa De Vis, 1888 – Yakka Skink 
                                        Species Egernia saxatilis Cogger, 1960 – Black Crevice-skink, Black Rock Skink 
                                        Species Egernia stokesii (Gray, 1845) – Gidgee Spiny-tailed Skink, Gidgee Skink, Stoke's Skink 
                                        Species Egernia striolata (Peters, 1870) – Tree-crevice Skink, Tree 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: Egernia   
  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: Egernia   

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