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Chalcides levitoni PASTEUR, 1978

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Higher TaxaScincidae, Scincinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Leviton's Cylindrical Skink 
SynonymChalcides levitoni PASTEUR 1978
Chalcides levitoni — LEVITON et al. 1992
Chalcides levitoni — SINDACO & JEREMČENKO 2008 
DistributionSW Saudi Arabia (Jizan Province), Sudan (Jumhūriyyat)

Type locality: Khasawijah, near Jizan, southwest coast of Saudi Arabia.  
TypesHolotype: CAS 134147 
EtymologyNamed after Alan E. Leviton, American herpetologist. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Leviton,A.E.; Anderson,S.C.; Adler, K.; Minton,S.A. 1992. Handbook to Middle East Amphibians and Reptiles. SSAR, Oxford, Ohio (Contr. to Herpetol. No. 8), 1-252
  • Pasteur,J. 1978. Note sur les sauriens du genre Chalcides. III. Description de Chalcides levitoni n. sp. D'Arabie Saoudite (Reptilia, Lacertilia, Scincidae). Journal of Herpetology 12 (3): 371-372 - get paper here
  • Sindaco, R. & Jeremcenko, V.K. 2008. The reptiles of the Western Palearctic. Edizioni Belvedere, Latina (Italy), 579 pp. - get paper here
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