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Reptilia > Squamata > Scinciformata  >  Scincoidea > Scincidae > Eurylepis

Eurylepis poonaensis (Sharma, 1970) – Poona Mole Skink

Taxonomic Notes:

This species is listed as Endangered in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/).


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Type Locality: Katrajghat (Pune, Maharashtra)
Rare, known to be endemic to Pune region along with Stara district in Maharashtra (Srinivasulu and Srinivasulu, 2013).

Conservation Status:


This species is listed as Endangered in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/).


The species occurs in grasslands, scrub forests, hill ranges around Pune and Satara (Srinivasulu and Srinivasulu, 2013). Urbanization and tourism related infrastructure developmental activities put negative pressure on the species and its habitats (Srinivasulu and Srinivasulu, 2013).
References:

Reptilia > Squamata > Scinciformata  >  Scincoidea > Scincidae > Eurylepis


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Jangid, A.K. and A. Kamdar. 2020. Eurylepis poonaensis (Sharma, 1970) – Poona Mole Skink. Khandekar, A., P. Roy, and K. Kunte (eds.). Reptiles of India, v. 1.25. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.indianreptiles.org/sp/825/Eurylepis-poonaensis
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