New Species of Limb-Reduced Lygosomine Skink Genus Leptoseps Greer, 1997 (Sauria, Scincidae) from Vietnam

Ilya S. Darevsky, Nikolai L. Orlov


Leptoseps tetradactylus sp. nov. morphologically simply distinguished from its two congeners by the presence of four fingers and five toes, and 20 scales round the body. Some details of his habitats in Central Vietnam are informed. Key to the Leptoseps species is compiled.


Leptoseps; Lygosominae; Scincidae; Vietnam; new species; taxonomy

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