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Reptiles of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Nine-keeled sun skink

Thai: จิ้งเหลนเกล็ดสัน

Binomial name: Toenayar novemcarinata, John Anderson, 1871

Anderson's Mabuya or Nine-keeled Skink Eutropis novemcarinata is a species of skink found in Asia.


Found in the Sunda Islands, India, Thailand and Myanmar.

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Scientific classification

Toenayar novemcarinata

Common names

  • German: Neunkiel-Mabuye
  • English:
    • Nine-keeled sun skink
    • Anderson's mabuya
    • Nine-keeled skink
    • Keeled sun skink
  • Thai: จิ้งเหลนเกล็ดสัน


  • Eutropis novemcarinata, Larry Lee Grismer (2011)
  • Eutropis novemcarinata, Patrick Mausfeld et al. (2002)
  • Mabuya novemcarinata, George R. Zug et al. (1998)
  • Mabuya novemcarinata, Edward Harrison Taylor (1963)
  • Mabuya novemcarinata, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1935)
  • Mabuia doriae, George Albert Boulenger (1887)
  • Mabuya novemcarinata, George Albert Boulenger (1887)
  • Euprepes novemcarinata, John Anderson (1871)
  • Euprepes novemcarinatus, John Anderson (1871)
  • Mabuya novemcarinata, John Anderson (1871)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Eutropis novemcarinata distribution

Eutropis novemcarinata distribution

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Distribution map of Nine-keeled sun skink, Toenayar novemcarinata in Thailand
  • Bang Lang National Park
  • Mueang Krabi District, Krabi

Range map of Toenayar novemcarinata 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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