Biology:Trachylepis aurata

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Trachylepis aurata
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Scientific classification edit
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Scincidae
Genus: Trachylepis
T. aurata
Binomial name
Trachylepis aurata
(L., 1758)
  • (Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, 1758
  • (Linnaeus, 1758) Euprepis auratus
  • Lacerta aurata (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Mabuya aurata Heremites auratus

Trachylepis aurata, the Levant skink,[1] golden grass mabuya, or golden grass skink, is a species of skink.[2] It is found in Greece and Turkey,[1][2] and possibly much more widely in Asia and even north-eastern Africa.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Petros Lymberakis; Varol Tok; Ismail H. Ugurtas; Murat Sevinç; Göran Nilson; Ferdi Akarsu; Uğur Kaya (2009). "Trachylepis aurata". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (IUCN) 2009: e.T157291A5072229. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2009.RLTS.T157291A5072229.en. Retrieved 27 November 2017. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Heremites auratus at the Reptile Database. Accessed 27 November 2017.

Wikidata ☰ Q1154339 entry