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Plestiodon kishinouyei

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA REPTILIA SQUAMATA SCINCIDAE

Scientific Name: Plestiodon kishinouyei
Species Authority: (Stejneger, 1901)
Common Name(s):
English Japanese Skink, Kishinoue's Giant Skink
Synonym(s):
Eumeces kishinouyei Stejneger, 1901

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
History:
1994 Rare (Groombridge 1994)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Japan (Nansei-shoto)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1996. Plestiodon kishinouyei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 December 2014.
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