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Berdmore's water skink

In Thai: จิ้งเหลนห้วยท้องแดง

Binomial name: Tropidophorus berdmorei, Edward Blyth, 1853

Tropidophorus berdmorei, commonly known as Berdmore's water skink, is a species of skink endemic to Asia.

Geographic range

T. berdmorei is found in China, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.

Etymology

The specific name, berdmorei, is in honor of Thomas Matthew Berdmore, the collector.

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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • German: Berdmores Wasserskink
  • English: Berdmore’s water skink
  • Thai: จิ้งเหลนห้วยท้องแดง

Synonyms

  • Tropidophorus berdmorei, Masanoa Honda et al. (2006)
  • Tropidophorus berdmorei, Merel J. Cox et al. (1998)
  • Tropidophorus berdmorei, Edward Harrison Taylor (1963)
  • Tropidophorus berdmorei, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1935)
  • Tropidophorus yunnanensis, George Albert Boulenger (1887)
  • Tropidophorus berdmorei, William Theobald (1868)
  • Aspris berdmorei, Edward Blyth (1853)

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Range Map

Distribution map of Berdmore's water skink, Tropidophorus berdmorei in Thailand
Range map of Tropidophorus berdmorei in Thailand