Ateuchosaurus

Ateuchosaurus

Taxobox
name = "Ateuchosaurus"
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Reptilia (paraphyletic)
unranked_ordo = Sauria
ordo = Squamata (paraphyletic)
infraordo = Scincomorpha
familia = Scincidae
subfamilia = see text
genus = "Ateuchosaurus"
genus_authority =
subdivision_ranks = Species
subdivision =2, see text.

"Ateuchosaurus" is a genus of skinks (family Scincidae) containing only 2 species. It is usually placed in the subfamily Scincinae. This group seems to be paraphyletic however, and the present genus is apparently not closely related to most or all of them. Rather, it seems to be slightly closer to "Acontias"; it might either belong into the Acontinae or, as it seems to be quite distinct from "Acontias" too, into a not yet established novel and perhaps monotypic subfamily; more research is clearly required.(Austin & Arnold 2006)

Species
*"Ateuchosaurus chinensis"
*"Ateuchosaurus pellopleurus"

References

* (2006): Using ancient and recent DNA to explore relationships of extinct and endangered "Leiolopisma" skinks (Reptilia: Scincidae) in the Mascarene islands. "Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution" 39(2): 503–511. doi|10.1016/j.ympev.2005.12.011 (HTML abstract)


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