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Thai stream skink

Thai: จิ้งเหลนห้วยไทย

Binomial name: Tropidophorus thai, Malcolm Arthur Smith, 1919

Tropidophorus thai, commonly known as Thai water skink, is a species of skink found in Thailand and Burma.

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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • German: Thai-Wasserskink
  • English:
    • Thai water skink
    • Thai stream skink
  • Thai: จิ้งเหลนห้วยไทย

Synonyms

  • Tropidophorus thai, Masanoa Honda et al. (2006)
  • Tropidophorus thai, Merel J. Cox et al. (1998)
  • Tropidophorus thai, Edward Harrison Taylor (1963)
  • Tropidophorus thai, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1935)
  • Tropidophorus thai, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1919)
Tropidophorus thai

Tropidophorus thai

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Tropidophorus thai

Tropidophorus thai

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Distribution map of Thai stream skink, Tropidophorus thai in Thailand

Range map of Tropidophorus thai 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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