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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
Subfamilia: Sphenomorphinae
Genus: Hemiergis
Species: H. decresiensis – H. gracilipes – H. initialis – H. millewae – H. peronii – H. quadrilineatus – H. talbingoensis

Hemiergis Wagler, 1830
Primary references

Wagler, J.G. 1830. Natürliches System der Amphibien, mit vorangehender Classification der Säugetiere und Vögel. Ein Beitrag zur vergleichenden Zoologie. J.G. Cotta'schen Buchhandlung: München, Stuttgart, & Tübingen. 354 pp. BHL Reference page.

The earless skinks form the genus Hemiergis in the skink family Scincidae. All earless skinks are native to Australia.[1][2]

There are seven species:[1][2]

Hemiergis decresiensis (Cuvier, 1829) — three-toed earless skink
Hemiergis gracilipes (Steindachner, 1870) — south-western mulch-skink
Hemiergis initialis (Werner, 1910) — southwestern earless skink
Hemiergis millewae Coventry, 1976 — Triodia earless skink
Hemiergis peronii (Gray, 1831) — four-toed earless skink, Peron's earless skink, or lowlands earless skink
Hemiergis quadrilineatus (Duméril & Bibron, 1839) — two-toed earless skink
Hemiergis talbingoensis (Copland, 1946) — eastern three-toed earless skink

Two additional species, H. graciloides and H. maccoyi, have been included in this genus but both are now classified in other genera.[3]

Hemiergis at the Reptile Database. Accessed 28 March 2016.
Stewart Macdonald. "Earless skinks Hemiergis - Wagler, 1830". Australian Reptile Online Database. Retrieved 28 March 2016.
"Search results for Common name or synonym: Hemiergis". Reptile Database. Retrieved 28 March 2016.

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