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Taxonomy of the family Scincidae
Bibliography of the genus Paracontias
Biodiversity of the family Scincidae








Genus
Paracontias

Madagascar Legless Skinks*

Madagassische Wurmskinke*

Madagascar-ormeskinker*

1894 Paracontias Mocquard (type species: Paracontias brocchii Mocquard 1894)
1906 Cryptoposcincus Mocquard (type species: Cryptoposcincus minimus Mocquard 1906; syn. Crottini, Dordel, Köhler, Glaw, Schmitz & Vences 2009)
Cryptoscincus Brygoo 1981 [lapsus]
1929 Pseudacontias Hewitt [not Pseudoacontias Bocage 1889 (Reptilia: Scincidae)] (type species: Acontias holomelas Günther 1977; syn. Brygoo 1980; Nussbaum & Raxworthy 1995)
1970 Malacontias Greer (type species: Acontias holomelas Günther 1977; syn. Brygoo 1980)
1980 Angelias Brygoo (type species: Paracontias milloti Angel 1949; syn. Brygoo 1980)
Contents: 14 species, all of which are endemic.
Distribution: Madagascar (incl. Nosy Be).

Paracontias ampijoroensis

Ampijoroa Legless Skink*

Ampijoroa-Wurmskink*

Ampijoroa-ormeskink*

2016 Paracontias ampijoroensis Miralles, Jono, Mori, Gandola, Erens, Köhler, Glaw & Vences

Distribution: Madagascar.


Paracontias brocchii

Mount Ambre Legless Skink*

Mount-Ambre-Wurmskink*

Mount Ambre-ormeskink*

1894 Paracontias brocchii Mocquard

Distribution: Madagascar.


Paracontias fasika

Sakalava Legless Skink*

Sakalava-Wurmskink*

Sakalava-ormeskink*

2010 Paracontias fasika Köhler, Vences, Erbacher & Glaw

Distribution: Madagascar.


Paracontias hafa

Analabe Valley Legless Skink*

Analabe-Wurmskink*

Analabe-ormeskink*

2002 Paracontias hafa Andreone & Greer

Distribution: Madagascar.


Paracontias hildebrandtii

Northwestern Legless Skink*

Südwestmadagassischer Wurmskink*

Sydvestmadagassisk Ormeskink*

1880 Acontias hildebrandti Peters
Malacontias hildebrandtii Greer 1970
Paracontias hildebrandti Brygoo 1980

Distribution: Madagascar (incl. Nosy Be).


Paracontias holomelas

Anzahamaru Legless Skink*

Anzahamaru-Wurmskink*

Anzahamaru-ormeskink*

1877 Acontias holomelas Günther
Pseudacontias holomelas Hewitt 1929
Malacontias holomelas Greer 1970
Paracontias holomelas Brygoo 1980

Distribution: Madagascar.


Paracontias kankana

Mahasoa Forest Legless Skink*

Mahasoa-Wurmskink*

Mahasoa-ormeskink*

2009 Paracontias kankana Köhler, Vieites, Glaw, Kaffenberger & Vences

Distribution: Madagascar.


Paracontias mahamavo

Mahamavo Legless Skink*

Mahamavo-Wurmskink*

Mahamavo-ormeskink*

2016 Paracontias mahamavo Miralles, Jono, Mori, Gandola, Erens, Köhler, Glaw & Vences

Distribution: Madagascar.


Paracontias manify

Manarikoba Forest Legless Skink*

Manarikoba-Wurmskink*

Manarikoba-ormeskink*

2002 Paracontias manify Andreone & Greer

Distribution: Madagascar.


Paracontias milloti

Nosy Mamoko Legless Skink*

Nosy-Mamoko-Wurmskink*

Nosy Mamoko-ormeskink*

1949 Paracontias milloti Angel

Distribution: Madagascar.


Paracontias minimus

Antsiranana Blind Legless Skink*

Antsiranana-Wurmskink*

Antsiranana-ormeskink*

1906 Cryptoposcincus minimus Mocquard
Cryptoscincus minimus Brygoo 1981 [lapsus]
Paracontias minimus Crottini, Dordel, Köhler, Glaw, Schmitz & Vences 2009

Distribution: Madagascar.


Paracontias rothschildi

Orangea Forest Legless Skink*

Orangea-Wurmskink*

Orangea-ormeskink*

1905 Paracontias rothschildi Mocquard

Distribution: Madagascar.


Paracontias tsararano

Tsararano Forest Legless Skink*

Tsararano-Wurmskink*

Tsararano-ormeskink*

2002 Paracontias tsararano Andreone & Greer

Distribution: Madagascar.


Paracontias vermisaurus

Angozongahy Legless Skink*

Angozongahy-Wurmskink*

Angozongahy-ormeskink*

2011 Paracontias vermisaurus Miralles, Köhler, Vieites, Glaw & Vences

Distribution: Madagascar.