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Chalcides
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Not to be confused with chalcogenides.

Chalcides is a genus of skinks (family Scincidae).

It is usually placed in the subfamily Scincinae (= Scincidae sensu Hedges 2014), a monophyletic clade of primarily African skinks.

Species

The following species are recognized as being valid.[1]

Nota bene: In the above list, a binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Chalcides.

Further reading

  • .mw-parser-output .smallcaps{font-variant:small-caps}Austin, J.J. & Arnold, E.N. 2006. Using ancient and recent DNA to explore relationships of extinct and endangered Leiolopisma skinks (Reptilia: Scincidae) in the Mascarene islands. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 39 (2): 503–511. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2005.12.011 (HTML abstract)
  • Hedges, S. Blair. 2014. The high-level classification of skinks (Reptilia, Squamata, Scincomorpha), [1]

References

  1. ^ "Chalcides ". The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.


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Chalcides: Brief Summary
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Not to be confused with chalcogenides.

Chalcides is a genus of skinks (family Scincidae).

It is usually placed in the subfamily Scincinae (= Scincidae sensu Hedges 2014), a monophyletic clade of primarily African skinks.

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