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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Scincomorpha
Superfamilia: Scincoidea

Familia: Scincidae
Genus: Gongylomorphus
Species: G. bojerii

Gongylomorphus Fitzinger, 1843

Type species: Scincus bojerii Desjardin, 1831

Fitzinger, L. 1843. Systema Reptilium. Fasciculus primus. Amblyglossae. Braumüller et Seidel: Wien. vi + 106 pp. BHL Reference page.
Austin, J.J.; Arnold, E.N.; Jones, C.G. 2009: Interrelationships and history of the slit-eared skinks (Gongylomorphus, Scincidae) of the Mascarene islands, based on mitochondrial DNA and nuclear gene sequences. Zootaxa, 2153: 55–68. Abstract & excerpt
Austin, J.J.; Arnold, E.N. 2006: Using ancient and recent DNA to explore relationships of extinct and endangered Leiolopisma skinks (Reptilia: Scincidae) in the Mascarene islands. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 39(2): 503–511.

Vernacular names
English: Bojer's Skink
français: Scinque de Bojer

Gongylomorphus is a genus of skinks found in Mauritius.[1]

There are three species:[1]

Gongylomorphus bojerii (Desjardins, 1831) – Bojer's skink
Gongylomorphus borbonicus (Vinson, 1969)
Gongylomorphus fontenayi (Vinson, 1973)


Gongylomorphus at the Reptile Database. Accessed 23 August 2020.


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