10 October 2014

Short-necked Skink or Sudan Mabuya – Record by Mansur Al Fahad

Mansur Al Fahad sent me this photo of a Short-necked Skink or Sudan Mabuya Mabuya brevicollis that he took in Saudi Arabia. There is very little information on the species although Manusr said it is uncommon near Acacia trees in central and south Arabia to East Africa and has a local name Saoudah. The have a distribution from Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Oman.