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Eutropis carinata (SCHNEIDER, 1801)

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Mabuyinae, Sauria (lizards) 
SubspeciesEutropis carinata carinata (SCHNEIDER 1801)
Eutropis carinata lankae (DERANIYAGALA 1953) 
Common NamesE: Keeled Indian Mabuya, Common skink
G: Glanzskink, Kiel-Mabuye 
SynonymScincus carinatus SCHNEIDER 1801: 183 (part.)
Tiliqua carinata — GRAY 1827
Euprepes Merremi DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1839: 671
Euprepes merremii — GRAVENHORST 1851: 317
Euprepes carinatus — GRAVENHORST 1851: 339
Euprepis carinatus — PETERS 1864: 50
Euprepes (Tiliqua) carinatus — BLANFORD 1870
Mabuia carinata — BOULENGER 1887: 181
Tiliqua rubriventris HARDWICKE & GRAY 1829
Tiliqua rubriventris — GRAY 1846: 430
Euprepes sebae DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1839: 692 (part.)
Euprepes rufescens GÜNTHER 1864: 79 (part.)
Mabuya carinata — SMITH 1935: 266
Mabuya carinata — GREER et al. 2000
Eutropis carinata — MAUSFELD et al. 2002
Mabuya carinata — MURTHY 2010

Eutropis carinata lankae (DERANIYAGALA 1953)
Mabuya carinata lankae DERANIYAGALA 1953
Mabuya carinata lankae — ZIESMANN et al. 2007
Eutropis carinata lankae — SOMAWEERA & SOMAWEERA 2009
Eutropis carinata lankae — KARUNARATHNA & AMARASINGHE 2011 
DistributionIndia (Gujarat, Maharashtra, Kerala, Himachal Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Mizoram, etc.), Nepal, Bangladesh, Maldives, Sri Lanka

lankae: Sri Lanka

Type locality: “India orientali”, probably from Tranquebar (BAUER 1998). Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
TypesLectotype: ZMB 1253 (designated by BAUER 1998) 
CommentSynonymy partly after SMITH 1935.

Reproduction: oviparous.

Distribution: possibly in Bhutan (Lenz 2012). 
References
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