Subfamily Lygosominae Mittleman 1952 (skink)

Reptilia - Squamata - Scincidae

Parent taxon: Scincidae according to R. Estes 1983

See also Böhme 2010 and Hutchinson and Rawlinson 1995

Sister taxa: Acontias, Aethesia, Aocnodromeus, Axonoscincus, Ayalasaurus, Berruva, Corucia, Feylinia, Feylininae, Gekkomimus, Lygosoma, Oligosoma, Orthoscincus, Orthrioscincus, Parotosaurus, Penemabuya, Plestiodon, Sauriscus, Scincinae, Sphenomorphus, Tiliqua, Verticaria

Subtaxa: Ablepharus Egernia Eulamprus Leiolpisma Mabuya Proegernia Trachydosaurus Tropidophorus

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Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (6 collections), the Bahamas (2), Greece (1)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Germany (2)

• Oligocene of Australia (1)

Total: 13 collections including 15 occurrences

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