Eumeces Wiegmann 1834 (skink)

Reptilia - Squamata - Scincidae

Parent taxon: Scincinae according to R. Estes 1983

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

Sister taxa: Chalcides, Gongylomorphus

Subtaxa: Eumeces antiquus Eumeces fasciatus Eumeces minimus

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Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore

Distribution:

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

• Blancan of United States (5: 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: 38 collections including 43 occurrences

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