Species of Thailand

Korat supple skink

Lygosoma koratense, Malcolm Arthur Smith, 1917

(In Thai: จิ้งเหลนเรียวโคราช)

The Korat supple skink or Koraten writhing skink (Lygosoma koratense) is a species of skink in the Scincidae family. It is endemic to Thailand.

It can live in many different environments, including montane evergreen rainforests and low limestone hills, and also intensively cultivated and degraded areas.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Suborder
Lacertilia
Family
Scincidae
Genus
Lygosoma
Species
Lygosoma koratense

Common names

  • German: Korat-Laubskink
  • English: Koraten writhing skink
  • Thai: จิ้งเหลนเรียวโคราช

Synonyms

  • Lygosoma koratense, Peter Geissler et al. (2012)
  • Riopa koratense, Tanya Chan-Ard et al. (1999)
  • Lygosoma khoratense (Riopa khoratense), Merel J. Cox et al. (1998)
  • Riopa koratense, Edward Harrison Taylor (1963)
  • Riopa koratense, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1935)
  • Lygosoma koratense, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1917)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Lygosoma koratense distribution

Range Map

Distribution map of Korat supple skink, Lygosoma koratense in Thailand
  • Saraburi Province
  • Sikhio District, Nakhon Ratchasima
Range map of Lygosoma koratense in Thailand