Brasiliscincus heathi

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Brasiliscincus heathi
Taxonavigation: Scincomorpha 

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
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Scincomorpha

Familia: Mabuyidae
Subfamilia: Mabuyinae
Genus: Brasiliscincus
Species: Brasiliscincus heathi

Name[edit]

Brasiliscincus heathi (Schmidt & Inger, 1951)

Holotype: CAS 49589.

Type locality: Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil.

Mentions[edit]

  • Mabuya heathi Schmidt & Inger, 1951
  • Mabuya heathi — Greer et al., 2000
  • Brasiliscincus heathi — Hedges & Conn, 2012: 57

References[edit]

  • Schmidt, K.E, & Inger, R.F. 1951: Amphibians and reptiles of the Hopkins-Branner expedition to Brazil. Fieldiana: Zoology, 31: 439–465. ARCHIVE.
  • Greer, A.E., Arnold, C. & Arnold, E.N. 2000: The systematic significance of the number of presacral vertebrae in the scincid lizard genus Mabuya. Amphibia-Reptilia, 21(1): 121–126.
  • Hedges, S.B. & Conn, C.E. 2012. A new skink fauna from Caribbean islands (Squamata, Mabuyidae, Mabuyinae). Zootaxa 3288: 1–244. Preview Reference page. 

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Caatinga Small-headed Skink