Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Reptilia > Order: Squamata > Family: Scincidae > Genus: Chalcides > Species: Chalcides bedriagai

Bedriaga's skink - Chalcides bedriagai (Boscá, 1880)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Near Threatened (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Atlantic - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Mediterranean - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Most preferred habitats
  • grassland
  • heathland and shrub
May also occur in
  • sparsely vegetated land
Natura 2000 species code 1272


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

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IUCN Red List Category
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Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
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EU conservation status

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Natura 2000 sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Bedriaga's skink English Gasc J.P. and al.
Eslizón ibérico Spanish Gasc J.P. and al.
Iberischer Walzenskink German Gasc J.P. and al.
Seps de Bedriaga French Gasc J.P. and al.
Synonym Author
Gongylus ocellatus bedriagae Boscá, 1880
Seps bedriagai Lopes Vieira, 1886
Chalcides bedriagae Boulenger, 1887

Other resources

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