Subfamily Scincinae Gray 1825 (skink)

Reptilia - Squamata - Scincidae

Parent taxon: Scincidae according to R. Estes 1983

See also Sullivan and Lucas 1996

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

Subtaxa: Chalcides Eumeces Gongylomorphus

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Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Spain (2 collections), United States (17: California, Florida, Kansas, Maryland, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia)

• Blancan of United States (5: Kansas, Nebraska)

• Pliocene of Morocco (1)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Arizona)

• Miocene of Hungary (3), Morocco (1), Spain (1), Ukraine (1), United States (11: Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, South Dakota, Texas)

• Harrisonian of United States (1: Nebraska)

Total: 44 collections including 51 occurrences

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