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Reptiles of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Long-tailed sun skink

Thai: จิ้งเหลนหางยาว

Binomial name: Eutropis longicaudata, Edward Hallowell, 1857

Longtail Mabuya or Long-tailed Sun Skink is a species of skink. It is found in China, Taiwan, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and possibly in Cambodia.

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Scientific classification

Eutropis longicaudata

Common names

  • German: Langschwanzmabuye
  • English:
    • Longtail mabuya
    • Long-tailed sun skink
  • Thai: จิ้งเหลนหางยาว


  • Eutropis longicaudatus, Thomas Ziegler et al. (2015)
  • Eutropis longicaudatus, Vera L. Hecht et al. (2013)
  • Eutropis longicaudata, Larry Lee Grismer (2011)
  • Mabuya longicaudata, Vladimir V. Bobrov & Dmitry V. Semenov (2008)
  • Mabuya longicauda sic, Indraneil Das & Norsham S. Yaakob (2007)
  • Eutropis longicaudata, Patrick Mausfeld et al. (2002)
  • Mabuya longicaudata, Thomas Ziegler (2002)
  • Mabuya longicaudata, Allen Eddy Greer & Ronald Archie Nussbaum (2000)
  • Mabuya longicaudata, Merel J. Cox et al. (1998)
  • Mabuya longicaudata, Ulrich Manthey & Wolfgang Grossmann (1997)
  • Mabuya longicaudata, Edward Harrison Taylor (1963)
  • Mabuya longicaudata, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1935)
  • Mabuya longicaudata, Leonhard Hess Stejneger (1907)
  • Mabuia siamensis, George Albert Boulenger (1887)
  • Mabuia longicaudata, George Albert Boulenger (1887)
  • Euprepes (Tiliqua) ruhstrati, Johann Gustav Fischer (1886)
  • Euprepes (Tiliqua) bicarinatus, Wilhelm Karl Hartwich Peters (1867)
  • Eumeces siamensis, Albert Charles Lewis Günther (1864)
  • Euprepes longicaudata, Edward Hallowell (1857)
Eutropis longicaudata

Eutropis longicaudata


Distribution map of Long-tailed sun skink, Eutropis longicaudata in Thailand

Range map of Eutropis longicaudata in Thailand

Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.

Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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