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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
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: Haackgreerius
Species: Haackgreerius miopus

Vernacular names

Haackgreerius is a genus of skink, a lizard in the family Scincidae.

The generic name, Haackgreerius, is in honor of South African herpetologist Wulf Dietrich Haacke and Australian herpetologist Allen E. Greer.[3]
Geographic range

The genus Haackgreerius is endemic to coastal Somalia.[2]

The genus Haackgreerius is monotypic, containing a single species, Haackgreerius miopus.

The eye of H. miopus is vestigial and is covered by an undifferentiated ocular scale. The front legs are absent, but hind legs are present. Each hind foot has only two toes.[2]

The mode of reproduction of H. miopus is unknown.[1][2]

Mazuch, T. (2021). "Haackgreerius miopus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2021: e.T22471289A22471312. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2021-1.RLTS.T22471289A22471312.en. Retrieved 18 November 2021.
Genus Haackgreerius at The Reptile Database

Beolens B, Watkins M, Grayson M (2011). The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. (Haackgreerius miopus, pp. 107-108, 113).

Further reading

Greer AE, Haacke WD (1982). "A new and unusual species of Lygosoma (Lacertilia: Scincidae) from the Horn of Africa". Annals of the Transvaal Museum 33 (10): 153–164. (Lygosoma miopus, new species).
Lanza B (1983). "A List of the Somali Amphibians and Reptiles". Monitore Zoologico Italiano. Supplemento 18 (1): 193–247. (Haackgreerius, new genus, p. 210; H. miopus, new combination, p. 210). (in English, with an abstract in Italian).
Lanza B (1990). "Amphibians and reptiles of the Somali Democratic Republic: check list and biogeography". Biogeographia 14: 407–465. (Genus Haackgreerius, p. 423; species H. miopus, p. 423).

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