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Thai snake skink

Thai: จิ้งเหลนด้วงประจวบ

Binomial name: Isopachys anguinoides, George Albert Boulenger, 1914

Isopachys anguinoides, commonly known as the Thai snake skink or Heyer's Isopachys, is a species of skink in the family Scincidae.

Geographic range

I. anguinoides is found in Thailand and Myanmar.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Suborder
Lacertilia
Family
Scincidae
Genus
Isopachys
Species
Isopachys anguinoides

Common names

  • German: Fussloser Schlangenskink
  • English:
    • Heyer's isopachys
    • Thai snake skink
    • Prachuap snake skink
  • Thai: จิ้งเหลนด้วงประจวบ

Synonyms

  • Isopachys anguinoides, Tanya Chan-Ard et al. (1999)
  • Ophioscincus anguinoides, Edward Harrison Taylor (1963)
  • Rhodona anguinoides, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1937)
  • Ophioscincus anguinoides, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1935)
  • Lygosoma anguinoides, George Albert Boulenger (1914)
  • Ophioscincus anguinoides, George Albert Boulenger (1914)
  • Rhodona anguinoides, George Albert Boulenger (1914)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Isopachys anguinoides

Isopachys anguinoides

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Isopachys anguinoides

Isopachys anguinoides

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Isopachys anguinoides

Isopachys anguinoides

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Distribution map of Thai snake skink, Isopachys anguinoides in Thailand
  • Ban Lat District, Phetchaburi
  • Cha-Am District, Phetchaburi
  • Kaeng Krachan District, Phetchaburi
  • Kaeng Krachan National Park
  • Mueang Phetchaburi District, Phetchaburi
  • Pachee River Wildlife Sanctuary

Range map of Isopachys anguinoides 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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