Globally near threatened (NT) (Source: IUCN Red List)


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  • Scientific Names
    • Chalcides bedriagai
    • Chalcides pistaciae
  • Spanish
    • Esliz
    • Esliz
    • Eslizón Ibérico
  • English
    • Bedriaga's Skink
    • Spanish Cylindrical Skink
  • German
    • Iberischer Walzenskink
  • Dutch
    • Spaanse Skink

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Bedriaga's Skink Chalcides bedriagai




April 13, 2012


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Description from Wikipedia

The Bedriaga's Skink (Chalcides bedriagai) is a species of skink found on the Iberian Peninsula. It usually lives in sandy areas with sparse vegetation and good ground cover. It can also live in open woodland and burrow into loose soil. Females of the species give birth to live young. It has at least one major subspecies, Chalcides bedriagai pistaciae. They're active during day and dusk, and they are very timid. They reach about 16 cm in length...


Conservation Summary

    Source: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. Downloaded March 2011.