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Eumeces  Wiegmann, 1834
Taxonomic Serial No.: 173958

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Eumeces [English]
    Holarctic Skinks [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 1999   

 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  – Skinks  
                                  GenusEumeces Wiegmann, 1834 – Eumeces, Holarctic Skinks  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Eumeces altamirani Dugès, 1891 – Eslizón de Tepalcatepec 
                                     Species Eumeces anthracinus (Baird, 1850) – Coal Skink 
                                     Species Eumeces brevirostris (Günther, 1860) – Eslizón chato 
                                     Species Eumeces callicephalus Bocourt, 1879 – Mountain Skink 
                                     Species Eumeces colimensis Taylor, 1935 – Eslizón de Colima 
                                     Species Eumeces copei Taylor, 1933 – Eslizón de Cope 
                                     Species Eumeces dugesii Thominot, 1883  
                                     Species Eumeces egregius (Baird, 1859) – Mole Skink 
                                     Species Eumeces fasciatus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Five-lined Skink 
                                     Species Eumeces gilberti Van Denburgh, 1896 – Gilbert's Skink, Eslizón de Gilbert 
                                     Species Eumeces inexpectatus Taylor, 1932 – Southeastern Five-lined Skink 
                                     Species Eumeces lagunensis Van Denburgh, 1895 – Eslizón de San Lucas 
                                     Species Eumeces laticeps (Schneider, 1801) – Broad-headed Skink 
                                     Species Eumeces lynxe Wiegmann, 1834 – Eslizón encinero 
                                     Species Eumeces multilineatus Tanner, 1957 – Eslizón de Chihuahua 
                                     Species Eumeces multivirgatus (Hallowell, 1857) – Many-lined Skink, Eslizón muchas líneas 
                                     Species Eumeces obsoletus (Baird and Girard, 1852) – Great Plains Skink, Eslizón de la Gran Planicie 
                                     Species Eumeces ochoterenae Taylor, 1933 – Eslizón guerrerense 
                                     Species Eumeces parviauriculatus Taylor, 1933 – Eslizón pigmeo-norteño 
                                     Species Eumeces parvulus Taylor, 1933 – Eslizón pigmeo-del sur 
                                     Species Eumeces schwartzei Fischer, 1884 – Eslizón de Schwartz 
                                     Species Eumeces septentrionalis (Baird, 1859) – Prairie Skink 
                                     Species Eumeces skiltonianus (Baird and Girard, 1852) – Western Skink, Eslizón occidental 
                                     Species Eumeces sumichrasti (Cope, 1866) – Eslizón listado 
                                     Species Eumeces tetragrammus (Baird, 1859) – Four-lined Skink, Eslizón cuatro líneas 

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Eumeces    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: CONABIO: (   
  Reference for: Eumeces   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Eumeces   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada, draft (2004)   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2004) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Eumeces   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Eumeces   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Flores-Villela, Oscar / McCoy, C. J., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title: Herpetofauna Mexicana: Lista anotada de las especies de anfibios y reptiles de México, cambios taxonómicos recientes, y nuevas especies   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Carnegie Museum of Natural History Special Publication, no. 17   
  Page(s): iv + 73   
  Publisher: Carnegie Museum of Natural History   
  Publication Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-911239-42-1   
  Reference for: Eumeces   

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