You are here » home advanced search search results Scincella punctatolineata

Scincella punctatolineata (BOULENGER, 1893)

IUCN Red List - Scincella punctatolineata - Data Deficient, DD

Can you confirm these amateur observations of Scincella punctatolineata?

Add your own observation of
Scincella punctatolineata »

We have no photos, try to find some by Google images search: Google images

Higher TaxaScincidae, Sphenomorphinae, Scincoidea, Sauria, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Burma Smooth Skink
G: Burma-Glattskink 
SynonymLygosoma punctatolineatum BOULENGER 1893
Leiolopisma punctatolineatum — SMITH 1935: 297
Leiolopisma tavesae SMITH 1935: 298
Leiolopisma tavesae — TAYLOR 1963: 1036
Scincella punctatolineata — OUBOTER 1986
Scincella punctatolineatum — CHAN-ARD et al. 1999: 28
Scincella punctatolineata — LINKEM, DIESMOS & BROWN 2011 
DistributionSE Myanmar (= Burma), W Thailand  
TypesHolotype: MSNG 28501
Holotype: BMNH 1946.8.16.85 [Leiolopisma tavesae] 
DiagnosisDiagnosis. A small Scincella ( x snout-vent length 37.8 mm), with an elongated body and short limbs; forelegs less than 18% of S-V length, hindlegs less than 26% of S-V length. Small number o f subdigital lamellae, maximum nine under the fourth finger and 15 under the fourth toe (Ouboter 1986: 48). 
CommentSynonyms that of Ouboter (1986). GREER (1974) called tavesae “incertae sedis”. 
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1893. Viaggio di Leonardo Fea in Birmania e Regioni Vicine LII. Concluding report on the reptiles and batrachians obtained in Burma by Signor L. Fea, dealing with the collection made in Pegu and the Karin Hills in 1887-88. Annali Mus. civ. Genova (2) 13: 304-347 - get paper here
  • Chan-ard, T., Parr, J.W.K. & Nabhitabhata, J. 2015. A field guide to the reptiles of Thailand. Oxford University Press, NY, 352 pp. [see book reviews by Pauwels & Grismer 2015 and Hikida 2015 for corrections] - get paper here
  • Chan-ard,T.; Grossmann,W.; Gumprecht,A. & Schulz,K. D. 1999. Amphibians and reptiles of peninsular Malaysia and Thailand - an illustrated checklist [bilingual English and German]. Bushmaster Publications, Würselen, Gemany, 240 pp. [book review in Russ. J Herp. 7: 87] - get paper here
  • Linkem, Charles W.; Arvin C. Diesmos, Rafe M. Brown 2011. Molecular systematics of the Philippine forest skinks (Squamata: Scincidae: Sphenomorphus): testing morphological hypotheses of interspecific relationships. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 163: 1217–1243 - get paper here
  • Neang, Thy; Somaly Chan, Nikolay A. Poyarkov, Jr.. 2018. A new species of smooth skink (Squamata: Scincidae: Scincella) from Cambodia. Zoological Research, DOI: 10.24272/j.issn.2095-8137.2018.008 - get paper here
  • Ouboter P E 1986. A revision of the genus Scincella (Reptilia: Sauria: Scincidae) of Asia, with some notes on its evolution. Zoologische Verhandelingen (229): 1-66 - get paper here
  • Smith, M.A. 1935. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Reptiles and Amphibia, Vol. II. Sauria. Taylor and Francis, London, 440 pp.
  • Taylor, E.H. 1963. The lizards of Thailand. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 44: 687-1077. - get paper here
External links  
Is it interesting? Share with others:

As link to this species use URL address:

without field 'search_param'. Field 'search_param' is used for browsing search result.

Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator