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Pale forest skink

Thai: จิ้งเหลนภูเขาสีจาง

Binomial name: Sphenomorphus tersus, Malcolm Arthur Smith, 1916

Also knosn as Thai forest skink, Nakhon Si-Thammarat forest skink (Sphenomorphus tersus) is a species of skink found in Southeast Asia.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Suborder
Lacertilia
Family
Scincidae
Genus
Sphenomorphus
Species
Sphenomorphus tersus

Common names

  • German: Nakhon Si-Thammarat-Waldskink
  • English:
    • Nakhon Si-Thammarat forest skink
    • Thai forest skink
    • Pale forest skink
  • Thai: จิ้งเหลนภูเขาสีจาง

Synonyms

  • Sphenomorphus tersus, Indraneil Das & Norsham S. Yaakob (2007)
  • Sphenomorphus tersus, Tzi Ming Leong et al. (2002)
  • Sphenomorphus tersus, Edward Harrison Taylor (1963)
  • Lygosoma (Sphenomorphus) tersum, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1937)
  • Lygosoma tersum, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1935)
  • Lygosoma tersum, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1916)

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Distribution map of Pale forest skink, Sphenomorphus tersus in Thailand

Range map of Sphenomorphus tersus in Thailand

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

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