Genus: Acontias (greater legless skinks)

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Species native to southern Africa

Acontias breviceps (Short-headed legless skink)

 

 

Acontias gracilicauda (Thin-tailed legless skink)

 

Acontias meleagris (Cape legless skink)

 

Acontias orientalis (Eastern legless skink, Linnaeus' lance skink)

 

Acontias percivali (Percival's legless skink)

 

 

Acontias plumbeus (Giant legless skink)

 

Acontias poecilus (Variable legless skink)

 

 
 

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