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Plestiodon egregius  Baird, 1858
Taxonomic Serial No.: 208885

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Eumeces egregius (Baird, 1858)
 
  Common Name(s): Mole Skink [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 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  
                                  SubfamilyScincinae Oppel, 1811  
                                     GenusPlestiodon A. M. C. Duméril and Bibron, 1839 – toothy skinks  
                                        SpeciesPlestiodon egregius Baird, 1858 – Mole Skink  
    Direct Children:  
                                           SubspeciesPlestiodon egregius egregius Baird, 1858 – Florida Keys Mole Skink 
                                           SubspeciesPlestiodon egregius insularis (Mount, 1965) – Cedar Key Mole Skink 
                                           SubspeciesPlestiodon egregius lividus (Mount, 1965) – Bluetail Mole Skink, Blue-tailed Mole Skink 
                                           SubspeciesPlestiodon egregius onocrepis Cope, 1871 – Peninsula Mole Skink 
                                           SubspeciesPlestiodon egregius similis (McConkey, 1957) – Northern Mole Skink 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Peter Uetz   
  Notes: Associate Professor, CSBC   
  Reference for: Plestiodon egregius    
       
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid   
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Plestiodon egregius    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Plestiodon egregius   
       
  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: Plestiodon egregius   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Crother, Brian I., Ronald M. Bonett, Jeff Boundy, Frank T. Burbrink, et al. / Moriarty, John J., ed.   
  Publication Date: 2017   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Scientific and Standard English Names of Amphibians and Reptiles of North America North of Mexico, with Comments Regarding Confidence in Our Understanding, Eighth Ed.   
  Page(s): 102   
  Publisher: Herpetological Circular, no. 43   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-946681-003   
  Notes: Available free as PDF, and as updated database, at https://ssarherps.org/publications/north-american-checklist/   
  Reference for: Mole Skink[English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Mount, R. H.   
  Publication Date: 1968   
  Article/Chapter Title: Eumeces egregius   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles   
  Page(s): 73.1-73.2   
  Publisher: American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists   
  Publication Place:    
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  Notes:    
  Reference for: Plestiodon egregius   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
 

 

   

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