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


Seychelles Four-toed Burrowing Skinks


Seychelliske Graveskinker

1970 Janetaescincus Greer (type species: Scelotes braueri Boettger 1896)
Contents: 2 species, both of which are endemic.
Endemism: 0% 100%
Distribution: Seychelles.

Janetaescincus braueri

Seychelles Highland Burrowing Skink, (Brauer's Burrowing Skink)


Seychellisk Højlands-graveskink

1896 Scelotes braueri Boettger
Janetaescincus braueri Greer 1970

Distribution: Seychelles.

Janetaescincus veseyfitzgeraldi

Seychelles Dark Lowland Burrowing Skink, (Vesey-Fitzgerald's Burrowing Skink)

Dunkler Seychellen-Wühlskink

Seychellisk Mørk Graveskink

1948 Amphiglossus veseyfitzgeraldi Parker
Scelotes veseyfitzgeraldi Henkel & Schmidt 2000
Janetaescincus veseyfitzgeraldi Greer 1970

Remarks: Cheke (1984) provisionally regarded veseyfitzgeraldi as a synonym of braueri.
Distribution: Seychelles.