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Sphenomorphus  Fitzinger, 1843
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174010

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Common Skinks [English]
 
       
  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  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderAutarchoglossa   
                               FamilyScincidae Oppel, 1811 – Skinks  
                                  SubfamilySphenomorphinae Welch, 1982  
                                     GenusSphenomorphus Fitzinger, 1843 – Common Skinks  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus acutus (Peters, 1864) – Pointed-headed Sphenomorphus 
                                        Species Sphenomorphus aignanus (Boulenger, 1898)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus alfredi (Boulenger, 1898)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus annamiticus (Boettger, 1901) – Perak Forest Skink, Starry Forest Skink 
                                        Species Sphenomorphus annectens (Boulenger, 1898)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus anomalopus (Boulenger, 1890) – Long-toed Forest Skink 
                                        Species Sphenomorphus anotus Greer, 1973  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus apalpebratus Datta-Roy, Das, Bauer, Lyngdoh-Tron and Karanth, 2013  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus bacboensis (Eremchenko, 2003)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus bignelli Schmidt, 1932  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus brunneus Greer and Parker, 1974  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus buenloicus Darevsky and Nguyen Van Sang, 1983  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus buettikoferi (Lidth de Jeude, 1905)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus cameronicus Smith, 1924 – Cameron Highlands Forest Skink 
                                        Species Sphenomorphus capitolythos Shea and Michels, 2008  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus celebensis (Müller, 1894)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus cinereus Greer and Parker, 1974  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus concinnatus (Boulenger, 1887) – Elegant Forest Skink 
                                        Species Sphenomorphus consobrinus (Peters and Doria, 1878)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus cophias Boulenger, 1908 – Tahan Mountain Forest Skink 
                                        Species Sphenomorphus courcyanus (Annandale, 1912) – Medog Skink 
                                        Species Sphenomorphus cranei Schmidt, 1932 – Crane's Skink 
                                        Species Sphenomorphus crassus Inger, Lian, Lakim and Yambun, 2001  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus cryptotis Darevsky, Orlov and Cuc, 2004  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus cyanolaemus Inger and Hosmer, 1965 – Blue-headed Forest Skink 
                                        Species Sphenomorphus darlingtoni (Loveridge, 1945)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus dekkerae Shea, 2017  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus derooyae (De Jong, 1927)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus diwata Brown and Rabor, 1967 – Diwata Sphenomorphus 
                                        Species Sphenomorphus dussumieri (A. M. C. Duméril and Bibron, 1839) – Dussumier's Forest Skink 
                                        Species Sphenomorphus fasciatus (Gray, 1845) – Banded Sphenomorphus 
                                        Species Sphenomorphus forbesi (Boulenger, 1888)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus fragilis (Macleay, 1877)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus fragosus Greer and Parker, 1967  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus fuscolineatus Greer and Shea, 2004  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus grandisonae Taylor, 1962 – Grandison's Forest Skink 
                                        Species Sphenomorphus granulatus (Boulenger, 1903)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus haasi Inger and Hosmer, 1965  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus helenae Cochran, 1927 – Notaburi Forest Skink 
                                        Species Sphenomorphus incognitus (Thompson, 1912)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus indicus (Gray, 1853) – Indian Forest Skink, Himalayan Forest Skink 
                                        Species Sphenomorphus jobiensis (Meyer, 1874)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus kinabaluensis (Bartlett, 1895)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus latifasciatus (Meyer, 1874)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus leptofasciatus Greer and Parker, 1974  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus lineopunctulatus Taylor, 1962 – Line-spotted Forest Skink 
                                        Species Sphenomorphus longicaudatus (de Rooij, 1915)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus loriae (Boulenger, 1898)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus louisiadensis (Boulenger, 1903)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus maculatus (Blyth, 1853) – Spotted Forest Skink, Maculated Forest Skink 
                                        Species Sphenomorphus maculicollus Bacon, 1967  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus maindroni (Sauvage, 1879)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus malaisei (Rendahl, 1937)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus malayanus (Doria, 1888) – Malayan Forest Skink 
                                        Species Sphenomorphus melanopogon (A. M. C. Duméril and Bibron, 1839)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus meyeri (Doria, 1875)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus microtympanus Greer, 1973  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus mimicus Taylor, 1962 – Dwarf Forest Skink 
                                        Species Sphenomorphus mimikanus (Boulenger, 1914)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus minutus (Meyer, 1874)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus modiglianii (Boulenger, 1894)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus muelleri (Schlegel, 1837)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus multisquamatus Inger, 1958  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus murudensis Smith, 1925  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus necopinatus (Brongersma, 1942)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus neuhaussi (Vogt, 1911)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus nigriventris (de Rooij, 1915)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus nigrolabris (Günther, 1873)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus nigrolineatus (Boulenger, 1897)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus oligolepis (Boulenger, 1914)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus orientalis (Shreve, 1940)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus papuae (Kinghorn, 1928)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus phuquocensis Grismer, Nazarov, Bobrov and Poyarkov, 2020  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus praesignis (Boulenger, 1900) – Blotched Forest Skink 
                                        Species Sphenomorphus pratti (Boulenger, 1903)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus preylangensis Grismer, Wood, Quah, Anuar, Poyarkov, Thy, Orlov, Thammachoti and Seiha, 2019 – Prey Lang Forest Skink 
                                        Species Sphenomorphus puncticentralis Iskandar, 1994  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus rarus Myers and Donnelly, 1991  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus rufus (Boulenger, 1887)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus sabanus Inger, 1958 – Sabah Slender Skink 
                                        Species Sphenomorphus sanana (Kopstein, 1926)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus sanctus (A. M. C. Duméril and Bibron, 1839) – Java Forest Skink 
                                        Species Sphenomorphus sarasinorum (Boulenger, 1897)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus schlegeli (Dunn, 1927)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus schultzei (Vogt, 1911)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus scotophilus (Boulenger, 1900) – Selangor Forest Skink, Spotted Forest Skink 
                                        Species Sphenomorphus scutatus (Peters, 1867) – Palauan Skink 
                                        Species Sphenomorphus senja Grismer and Quah, 2015  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus sheai Nguyen, Nguyen, Van Devender, Bonkowski and Ziegler, 2013 – Shea's Forest Skink 
                                        Species Sphenomorphus shelfordi (Boulenger, 1900)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus simus (Sauvage, 1879)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus solomonis (Boulenger, 1887)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus stellatus (Boulenger, 1900) – Perak Forest Skink, Starry Forest Skink 
                                        Species Sphenomorphus striolatus (Weber, 1890)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus sungaicolus Sumarli, Grismer, Wood, Ahmad, Rizal, Ismail, Izam, Ahmad and Linkem, 2016  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus taiwanensis Chen and Lue, 1987  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus tanahtinggi Inger, Lian, Lakim and Yambun, 2001  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus tanneri Greer and Parker, 1967 – Tanner's Skink 
                                        Species Sphenomorphus taylori Burt, 1930 – Taylor's Solomon Skink 
                                        Species Sphenomorphus tenuiculus (Mocquard, 1890)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus tersus (Smith, 1916) – Nakhon Si-Thammarat forest Skink, Thai Forest Skink 
                                        Species Sphenomorphus tetradactylus (Darevsky and Orlov, 2005)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus tonkinensis Nguyen, Schmitz, Nguyen, Orlov, Böhme and Ziegler, 2011 – Tonkin Forest Skink 
                                        Species Sphenomorphus transversus Greer and Parker, 1971  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus tridigitus (Bourret, 1939)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus tritaeniatus (Bourret, 1937)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus tropidonotus (Boulenger, 1897)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus undulatus (Peters and Doria, 1878)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus vanheurni (Brongersma, 1942)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus variegatus (Peters, 1867)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus wau Shea and Allison, 2021  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus wollastoni (Boulenger, 1914)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus woodfordi (Boulenger, 1887)  
                                        Species Sphenomorphus yersini S. N. Nguyen, L. T. Nguyen, V. D. H. Nguyen, Orlov and Murphy, 2018 – Yersin's Forest Skink 
                                        Species Sphenomorphus zimmeri (Ahl, 1933)  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Sphenomorphus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: CONABIO: (http://www.conabio.gob.mx/)   
  Reference for: Sphenomorphus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Sphenomorphus   
       
  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, http://www.reptile-database.org, accessed 9 May 2022   
  Reference for: Sphenomorphus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Sphenomorphus   
       
  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   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Sphenomorphus   
       
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Sphenomorphus   
       

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