Check List 11(5): e19373, doi: 10.15560/11.5.1774
New record of Sandfish Skink, Scincus scincus conirostris Blanford, 1881 (Sauria: Scincidae) from southeastern Iran
expand article infoSoheila Shafiei, Mohammad Ebrahim Sehhatisabet§, Naeim Moradi|
‡ Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Iran§ Department of the Environment of Iran, Provincial Office of Kerman, Iran| Pars Plateau Zoologists Group, Iran
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One adult female specimen of the Sandfish Skink (Scincus scincus conirostris) was collected in southeastern Iran during fieldwork on 20 January 2009. Interestingly, the new locality of the species is situated approximately 700 km east of the nearest previously known locality. This record indicates a larger distribution of Scincus scincus conirostris on the Iranian plateau than previously known. Information on morphological characters and habitat are presented herein.
Sandfish Skink; Scincus scincus conirostris; distribution; Iran