Scincidae – Many limbless and nearly-limbless species. From Wordnik.com. [How to make a snake - The Panda's Thumb] Reference
Lizards are abundant and diverse, especially among Scincidae (Ctenotus, Egernia, and Lerista spp.). From Wordnik.com. [Murray-Darling woodlands and mallee] Reference
A biogeographically significant new species of Leiolopisma (Scincidae) from north-eastern Queensland. From Wordnik.com. [Wet Tropics of Queensland World Heritage Site, Australia] Reference
(Scincidae), a new species of lizard with two allopatric subspecies, from the Ord-Victoria region of northwestern Australia. From Wordnik.com. [Mitchell grass downs] Reference
All of New Caledonia's sixty-eight lizards (sixty of which are endemic) are from just three families: geckos (Gekkonidae and Diplodactylidae) and skinks (Scincidae). From Wordnik.com. [New Caledonia rain forests] Reference
The high diversity of environments in Eyre Peninsula is probably the reason for a diverse herpetofauna, particularly the Agamid and Scincidae families (dragon and skink lizards respectively). From Wordnik.com. [Eyre and York mallee] Reference
More than 100 species of reptile have been recorded, with Gekkonidae (e.g. Diplodactylus), Agamidae (e.g. Ctenophorus), Scincidae (e.g. Ctenotus, Egernia, Lerista and Morethia), and Elapidae (e.g. Simoselaps and Suta) being particularly diverse. From Wordnik.com. [Great Victoria desert] Reference
Carlia rostralis (Scincidae) in the wet tropics of Queensland, Australia. From Wordnik.com. [PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles] Reference
For the most part, the East Melanesian Islands is one typified by skinks and geckos, and the majority of the hotspot’s more than 110 species of reptiles (nearly half of which are endemic) are members of the families Gekkonidae and Scincidae. From Wordnik.com. [Biological diversity in the East Melanesian Islands] Reference
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