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Eugongylus

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Eugongylus is a genus of skinks in the subfamily Eugongylinae.[1] It was previously recognised as namesake of the Eugonglyus group of genera within Lygosominae, where it occupied a quite basal position.[2] Members of this genus are commonly called mastiff skinks or short-legged giant skinks.

Species

The following species are recognized as being valid.[3]

Notabene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Eugongylus.

References

  1. ^ Uetz, P.; Freed, P.; Hošek, J. (eds.). "Eugongylinae". The Reptile Database. Retrieved 10 October 2019.
  2. ^ Austin JJ, Arnold EN. (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)
  3. ^ Eugongylus. The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.
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Eugongylus: Brief Summary

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Eugongylus is a genus of skinks in the subfamily Eugongylinae. It was previously recognised as namesake of the Eugonglyus group of genera within Lygosominae, where it occupied a quite basal position. Members of this genus are commonly called mastiff skinks or short-legged giant skinks.

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