Brachymeles elerae

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Scincoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Ordo: Squamata
Superfamilia: Scincoidea

Familia: Scincidae
Subfamilia: Scincinae
Genus: Brachymeles
Species: Brachymeles elerae

Name[edit]

Holotype: STUM unnumbered specimen. [probably lost]

Neotype: PNM 9563, adult ♂. [designated by Siler, Jones, Welton & Brown (2011: 304)]

Type locality: “Filipinas [=Philippines]”, redesigned by neotype designation to “at 860-m elevation (17º27'22.51" N, 121º12'52.52" E; datum 5 WGS84) in Barangay Balbalan Proper ‘‘Old Balbalan’’, Municipality of Balbalan, Kalinga Province, Luzon Island, Philippines”, by Siler, Jones, Welton & Brown (2011: 304).

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Siler, C.D. 2010. Reptilia, Squamata, Scincidae, Brachymeles elerae (Taylor, 1917): Rediscovery in Old Balbalan, Cordillera Mountain Range, Luzon Island, Philippines, and natural history. CheckList 6(4): 616–618. doi: 10.15560/6.4.616

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Common Short-legged Skink