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Spondylurus sloanii  (Daudin, 1803)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1183045

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Mabuya sloanii (Daudin, 1803)
    Scincus sloanii Daudin, 1803
    Mabuya mabouya sloani (Daudin, 1803)
    Mabuya mabouya sloanii (Daudin, 1803)
  Common Name(s): Virgin Islands Bronze Skink [English]
    Slippery Back Skink [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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  
                                  SubfamilyMabuyinae Mittleman, 1952  
                                     GenusSpondylurus Fitzinger, 1826  
                                        SpeciesSpondylurus sloanii (Daudin, 1803) – Virgin Islands Bronze Skink, Slippery Back Skink  

  Expert: Peter Uetz  
  Notes: Associate Professor, CSBC   
  Reference for: Spondylurus sloanii    
  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: Spondylurus sloanii   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hedges, S. Blair, and Caitlin E. Conn  
  Publication Date: 2012   
  Article/Chapter Title: A new skink fauna from Caribbean islands   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, vol. 3288   
  Page(s): 1-244   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Reference for: Spondylurus sloanii   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Caribbean Territories, Native  






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