Brachymeles vindumi SILER & BROWN, 2010
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Brachymeles vindumi?
|Higher Taxa||Scincidae, Scincinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)|
|Common Names||Jens’ slender skink|
|Synonym||Brachymeles vindumi SILER & BROWN 2010|
Type locality: Sulu Province, Jolo Island, Philippines
|Types||Holotype: CAS 60724 (EHT Field No. 1718), adult male, collected between 25 October and 17 November 1920, by Edward H. Taylor.|
Habitat: semifossorial and typically found in dry, rotting material inside or underneath decaying logs or in loose soil, forest floor detritus, and leaf litter of lowland forest.
|Etymology||named after Jens Vindum, herpetologist at the California Academy of Sciences.|