family Scincidae

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Related to family Scincidae: Lubuya
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Scincidae - skinks
reptile family - a family of reptiles
Lacertilia, Sauria, suborder Lacertilia, suborder Sauria - true lizards; including chameleons and geckos
genus Scincus, Scincus - type genus of Scincidae
genus Scincella, Scincella - a reptile genus of Scincidae
scincid, scincid lizard, skink - alert agile lizard with reduced limbs and an elongated body covered with shiny scales; more dependent on moisture than most lizards; found in tropical regions worldwide
Eumeces, genus Eumeces - New World skinks
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This process is particularly common in members of the family Scincidae (Wilson and Swan 2013).
Cave 1 was surrounded with mangroves which partly explains why a number of reptile species particularly belonging to family Scincidae were encountered.
spinifera (LeSueur), spiny softshell I Order Squamata (lizards and snakes) Family Iguanidae (iguanids) Sceloporus undulatus Latreille, eastern S fence lizard Family Anguidae (glass lizards) Ophisaurus attenuatus Cope, NW slender glass lizard Family Teiidae (whiptails) Cnemidophorus sexlineatus NW, SW (Linnaeus), six-lined racerunner Family Scincidae (skinks) Eumeces fasciatus (Linnaeus), I five-lined skink E.