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Higher TaxaScincidae, Mabuyinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
SubspeciesEutropis macularia macularia (BLYTH 1853)
Eutropis macularia quadrifasciata (TAYLOR & ELBEL 1958)
Eutropis macularia postnasalis (TAYLOR & ELBEL 1958)
Eutropis macularia malcolmi (TAYLOR & ELBEL 1958) 
Common NamesE: Bronze Mabuya, Bronze Skink, Grass Sun Skink
G: Gefleckte Mabuye 
SynonymEuprepes macularius BLYTH 1853: 652
Tiliqua macularia — BLYTH 1856: 715
Euprepes rufescens GÜNTHER 1864 (not SHAW)
Euprepes macularius — ANDERSON 1871: 157
Euprepes brevis GÜNTHER 1875: 225
Mabuia macularia — BOULENGER 1887: 182
Euprepes macularius var. subunicolor BLANFORD 1879: 112
Lygosoma dawsoni ANNANDALE 1909: 257
Mabuya macularia — SMITH 1935: 264
Mabuya macularia — SWAN & LEVITON 1962: 112
Mabuya macularia — TAYLOR 1963: 953
Mabuya macularius — DAS 1996: 47
Mabuya macularia — MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 269
Mabuya macularia — COX et al. 1998: 112
Mabuya macularia — GREER & NUSSBAUM 2000
Eutropis macularia — MAUSFELD et al. 2002
Mabuya macularia — ZIEGLER 2002: 196
Eutropis macularius — GRISMER et al. 2007
Mabuya macularius — VYAS 2007
Mabuya macularia macularia — BOBROV & SEMENOV 2008
Mabuya macularia — SINDACO & JEREMČENKO 2008
Eutropis macularius — MURTHY 2010
Eutropis macularia — VENUGOPAL 2010
Eutropis cf. macularia — MANHAS et al. 2018 
DistributionPakistan, India (Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Tripura, etc.), Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar (= Burma), Thailand (incl. Pathum Thani), Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, N West Malaysia

malcolmi: Thailand; Type locality: Phu Phak Khi Nak (mt.), near Ban Nam Yen (subvillage), Kok Sathon (village), Dan Sai (district), Loei (province), Thailand.

postnasalis: Thailand; Type locality: From Phu Lorn Lo (mt.), 2100m elevation, Kok Sathon (village), Dan Sai (district), Loei (province), Thailand.

quadrifasciata: Thailand; Type locality: Phu Nam Lang (mt.),
1780 m. elevation, Ban Khok (subvillage), Na Phung (village), Dan Sai (district), Loei (province), Thailand.

Type locality: restricted to Rangpur, Bengal [at present in Bangladesh] by Taylor and Elbel, 1958  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: ZSI 2344
Holotype: KUMNH 40110 [postnasalis]
Holotype: FMNH, originally EHT-HMS 31802 [quadrifasciata]
Holotype: originally EHT-HMS 31774, now KU? [malcolmi] 
CommentSynonymy partly after SMITH 1935. Mabuya allapallensis has been treated as a synonym of Mabuya macularis (Blyth, 1853) by Smith (1935). Sharma (1976) and Das (1991) considered it valid but Mirza et al. (2010) synonymized it again with E. macularia. Eutropis madaraszi has been removed from the synonymy of E. macularia.

Karyotype: Mabuya macularia consists of karyologically different populations. Specimens from NW Thailand had 2n = 38 chromosomes while specimens from SW Thailand invariably had 2n = 34 chromosomes (Ota et al. 2001). 
EtymologyMabuya allapallensis was named after its type locality. 
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