Eumeces Wiegmann 1834 (skink)

Reptilia - Squamata - Scincidae

Parent taxon: Scincinae according to M. A. Norell 1989

See also Carroll 1988, Cope 1875, Estes 1983 and Estes and Tihen 1964

Sister taxa: Chalcides, Gongylomorphus

Subtaxa: Eumeces antiquus Eumeces capito Eumeces fasciatus Eumeces minimus

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Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of China (1 collection), United States (17: California, Florida, Kansas, Maryland, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia)

• Blancan of United States (6: California, Kansas, Nebraska)

• Pliocene of Morocco (1)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Arizona)

• Miocene of Morocco (1), Ukraine (1), United States (11: Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, South Dakota, Texas)

• Harrisonian of United States (1: Nebraska)

Total: 40 collections including 45 occurrences

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