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Carlia
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Carlia rubrigularis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Scincidae
Subfamily: Eugongylinae
Genus: Carlia
Gray, 1845

Carlia is a genus of skinks, commonly known as four-fingered skinks or rainbow skinks, in the subfamily Eugongylinae. Before being placed in this new subfamily, Carlia was recovered in a clade with the genera Niveoscincus, Lampropholis, and others of the Eugongylus group within Lygosominae.

Species

The genus Carlia contains the following species (n.b., a binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Carlia):

  • Carlia aenigma (Zug, 2004) – enigmatic rainbow skink
  • Carlia ailanpalai (Zug, 2004) – curious skink
  • Carlia amax (Storr, 1974) – bauxite rainbow-skink
  • Carlia aramia (Zug, 2004) – Aramia rainbow skink
  • Carlia babarensis (Kopstein, 1926)
  • Carlia beccarii (W. Peters & Doria, 1878)
  • Carlia bicarinata (Macleay, 1877) – rainbow-skink
  • Carlia bomberai (Zug & Allison, 2006)
  • Carlia caesius (Zug & Allison, 2006)
  • Carlia crypta Singhal, Hoskin, Couper, Potter, & Moritz, 2018
  • Carlia decora Hoskin & Couper, 2012 – elegant rainbow-skink
  • Carlia diguliensis (Kopstein, 1926) – Digul River rainbow skink
  • Carlia dogare (Covacevich & Ingram, 1975) – sandy rainbow-skink
  • Carlia eothen (Zug, 2004)
  • Carlia fusca (A.M.C. Duméril & Bibron, 1839) – brown four-fingered skink, Indonesian brown skink
  • Carlia gracilis (Storr, 1974) – slender rainbow-skink
  • Carlia inconnexa Ingram & Covacevich, 1989 – Whitsunday rainbow-skink
  • Carlia insularis Afonso-Silva, Santos, Ogilvie & Moritz, 2017 – Kimberley islands rainbow-skink
  • Carlia isostriacantha Afonso-Silva, Santos, Ogilvie & Moritz, 2017 – Monsoonal three-keeled rainbow-skink
  • Carlia jarnoldae (Covacevich & Ingram, 1975) – lined rainbow-skink
  • Carlia johnstonei (Storr, 1974) – rough brown rainbow-skink
  • Carlia leucotaenia (Bleeker, 1860)
  • Carlia longipes (Macleay, 1877) – closed-litter rainbow-skink
  • Carlia luctuosa (W. Peters & Doria, 1878)
  • Carlia munda (De Vis, 1885) – shaded-litter rainbow-skink
  • Carlia mysi (Zug, 2004) – Mys's rainbow skink
  • Carlia nigrauris (Zug, 2010)
  • Carlia pectoralis (De Vis, 1885) – open-litter rainbow-skink
  • Carlia peronii (A.M.C. Duméril & Bibron, 1839)
  • Carlia pulla (T. Barbour, 1911)
  • Carlia quinquecarinata (Macleay, 1877) – five-keeled rainbow-skink, five-carinated rainbow-skink
  • Carlia rhomboidalis (W. Peters, 1869) – blue-throated rainbow-skink
  • Carlia rostralis (De Vis, 1885) – black-throated rainbow-skink, hooded rainbow skink
  • Carlia rubigo Hoskin & Couper, 2012 – orange-flanked rainbow-skink
  • Carlia rubrigularis (Ingram & Covacevich, 1989) – red-throated rainbow-skink, northern red-throated skink
  • Carlia rufilatus (Storr, 1974) – red-sided rainbow-skink
  • Carlia schmeltzii (W. Peters, 1867) – robust rainbow-skink, Schmeltz's skink
  • Carlia sexdentata (Macleay, 1877) – six-toothed rainbow-skink
  • Carlia spinauris (Smith, 1927)
  • Carlia storri (Ingram & Covacevich, 1989) – brown bicarinate rainbow-skink
  • Carlia sukur Zug & Kaiser, 2014 – Sukur four-toed skink
  • Carlia tetradactyla (O'Shaughnessy, 1879) – southern rainbow-skink
  • Carlia triacantha (Mitchell, 1953)desert rainbow-skink
  • Carlia tutela (Zug, 2004)
  • Carlia vivax (De Vis, 1884) – lively rainbow-skink, tussock rainbow-skink
  • Carlia wundalthini (Hoskin, 2014) – Cape Melville rainbow skink
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