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Gyldenstolpe's snake skink

In Thai: จิ้งเหลนด้วงลาย

Binomial name: Isopachys gyldenstolpei, Einar Lönnberg, 1916

Gyldenstolpe's worm skink (Isopachys gyldenstolpei ) is a species of skink in the family Scincidae.

Etymology

The specific name, gyldenstolpei, is in honor of Swedish ornithologist Nils Gyldenstolpe.

Geographic range

I. gyldenstolpei is found only in Thailand.

Description

The maximum length of I. gyldenstolpei is 300 mm.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Subphylum
Vertebrata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Suborder
Lacertilia
Family
Scincidae
Genus
Isopachys
Species
Isopachys gyldenstolpei

Common names

  • German: Gyldenstolpes Schlangenskink
  • English:
    • Gyldenstolpe’s snake skink
    • Gyldenstolpe's isopachys
    • Gyldenstolpe's worm skink
  • Thai: จิ้งเหลนด้วงลาย

Synonyms

  • Isopachys gyldenstolpei, D. Trautmann (2006)
  • Isopachys gyldenstolpei, Edward Harrison Taylor (1963)
  • Rhodona gyldenstolpei, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1937)
  • Ophioscincus gyldenstolpei, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1935)
  • Isopachys gyldenstolpei, Axel Johan Einar Lönnberg (1916)

Conservation status

Data Deficient (IUCN2.3)

Data Deficient (IUCN2.3)

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Range Map

Distribution map of Gyldenstolpe's snake skink, Isopachys gyldenstolpei in Thailand
Range map of Isopachys gyldenstolpei in Thailand