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genus

Acontias Cuvier, 1817

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Squamata - lizards and snakes »  family Scincidae - skinks

Scientific synonyms

Acontophiops
Microacontias

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Included taxa

Number of records: 21

species Acontias aurantiacus (Peters, 1854)
species Acontias bicolor (Hewitt, 1929)
species Acontias breviceps Essex, 1925 - Shorthead Lance Skink
species Acontias cregoi (Boulenger, 1903)
species Acontias gariepensis (Fitzsimons, 1941)
species Acontias gracilicauda Essex, 1925
species Acontias jappi (Broadley, 1968)
species Acontias kgalagadi Lamb, Biswas & Bauer, 2010
species Acontias lineatus Peters, 1879 - Lined Lance Skink
species Acontias litoralis Broadley & Greer, 1969 - Coastal Legless Skink
species Acontias meleagris Linnaeus, 1758 - Cape Legless skink
species Acontias namaquensis Hewitt, 1938
species Acontias occidentalis Fitzsimons, 1941
species Acontias orientalis Hewitt, 1938
species Acontias percivali Loveridge, 1935 - Percival's Lance Skink

Acontias percivali - Percival's Lance Skink

species Acontias plumbeus Bianconi, 1849
species Acontias poecilus Bourquin & Lambiris, 1996
species Acontias richardi (Jacobsen, 1987)
species Acontias rieppeli (Lamb, Biswas & Bauer, 2010) - Woodbush Legless Skink
species Acontias schmitzi Wagner, Broadley & Bauer, 2012
species Acontias tristis Werner, 1911

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