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








Genus
Pinoyscincus

Philippine Forest Skinks*, Filipino Skinks

Philippinische Waldskinke*

Filippinske Skovskinker*

2011 Pinoyscincus Linkem, Diesmos & Brown (type species: Lygosoma jagori Peters 1864)
Contents: 5 species, all of which are endemic.
Remarks: The species of this genus were previously included in Sphenomorphus.
Distribution: Philippines (Babuyan Islands [incl. Babuyan Claro, Calayan, Camiguin Norte, Dalupiri, Fuga], Bohol, Caluya, Camiguin Sur, Catanduanes, Cebu, Dinagat, Gigante Islands [Gigante Sur], Leyte, Lubang, Luzon, Marinduque, Masbate, Mindanao, Mindoro, Negros, Pan de Azucar, Panaon, Panay, Polillo, Samar, Siargao, Sicogon, Sulu Islands [incl. Basilan, Bubuan, Gounan Islands (Little Gounan), Jolo]).

Pinoyscincus abdictus

Camiguin Forest Skink*

Camiguin-Waldskink*

Camiguin-skovskink*

1980 Sphenomorphus abdictus abdictus Brown & Alcala
Pinoyscincus abdictus Linkem, Diesmos & Brown 2011
1980 Sphenomorphus abdictus aquilonius Brown & Alcala
Pinoyscincus abdictus aquilonius Linkem, Diesmos & Brown 2011

Remarks: Records from Batan Islands are presumably misidentifications (Oliveiros, Ota, Crombie & Brown 2011).
Distribution: Philippines (Babuyan Islands [incl. Babuyan Claro, Calayan, Camiguin Norte, Dalupiri, Fuga], Bohol, Camiguin Sur, Dinagat, Lubang, Luzon, Mindanao, Polillo).


Pinoyscincus coxi

Agusan Forest Skink*, (Cox's Forest Skink)

Agusan-Waldskink*

Agusan-skovskink*

1915 Sphenomorphus coxi Taylor
Lygosoma coxi Brown & Alcala 1970
Pinoyscincus coxi Linkem, Diesmos & Brown 2011
1922 Sphenomorphus jagorii divergens Taylor (Brown & Alcala 1980)
Sphenomorphus coxi divergens Brown & Alcala 1980
Pinoyscincus coxi divergens Linkem, Diesmos & Brown 2011

Distribution: Philippines (Camiguin Sur, Leyte, Luzon, Marinduque, Mindanao, Mindoro, Panay, Polillo, Samar, Sulu Islands).


Pinoyscincus jagorii

Samar Forest Skink*, (Jagor's Forest Skink)

Samar-Waldskink*

Samar-skovskink*

1864 Lygosoma jagori Peters
Sphenomorphus jagori Stejneger 1908
Pinoyscincus jagori Linkem, Diesmos & Brown 2011
1915 Sphenomorphus palustris Taylor (Brown & Alcala 1980)
1922 Sphenomorphus jagorii grandis Taylor
Pinoyscincus jagorii grandis Linkem, Diesmos & Brown 2011

Remarks: Records from Babuyan Islands and Batan Islands are presumably misidentifications (Oliveiros, Ota, Crombie & Brown 2011). Reports from Sulawesi are considered erroneous (Koch 2012).
Distribution: Philippines (Bohol, Caluya, Camiguin Sur, Catanduanes, Cebu, Dinagat, Gigante Islands [Gigante Sur], Leyte, Luzon, Masbate, Mindanao, Mindoro, Negros, Pan de Azucar, Panaon, Panay, Samar, Siargao, Sicogon, Sulu Islands [incl. Basilan, Bubuan, Gounan Islands (Little Gounan), Jolo]).


Pinoyscincus llanosi

Leyte Forest Skink*

Leyte-Waldskink*

Leyte-skovskink*

1919 Sphenomorphus llanosi Taylor
Otosaurus llanosi Smith 1937
Pinoyscincus llanosi Linkem, Diesmos & Brown 2011

Distribution: Philippines (Leyte, Samar).


Pinoyscincus mindanensis

Mindanao Forest Skink*

Mindanao-Waldskink*

Mindanao-skovskink*

1915 Sphenomorphus mindanensis Taylor
Pinoyscincus mindanensis Linkem, Diesmos & Brown 2011

Distribution: Philippines (Bohol, Camiguin Sur, Dinagat, Leyte, Mindanao, Samar).