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Subfamily - Acontiinae     
Thin-tailed Legless Skink Acontias gracilicauda gracilicauda endemic to South Africa
  Coastal Dwarf Legless Skink Acontias litoralis monotypic, endemic to South Africa
  Cape Legless Skink Acontias meleagris meleagris endemic to South Africa
Striped Legless Skink Microacontias lineatus lineatus
  Cuvier's Blind Legless Skink Typhlosaurus caecus monotypic, endemic to South Africa
Subfamily - Scincinae     
  Silvery Dwarf Burrowing Skink Scelotes bipes monotypic, endemic to South Africa
  Cape Dwarf Burrowing Skink Scelotes caffer monotypic, endemic to South Africa
  Gronovi's Dwarf Burrowing Skink Scelotes gronovii monotypic, endemic to South Africa
  Kasner's Dwarf Burrowing Skink Scelotes kasneri monotypic, endemic to South Africa
  Blaauwberg Dwarf Burrowing Skink Scelotes montispectus monotypic, endemic to South Africa
  Striped Dwarf Burrowing Skink Scelotes sexlineatus monotypic, endemic to South Africa
Subfamily - Lygosomatiinae     
Mangrove Skink Emoia atrocostata atrocostata
Speckled Forest Skink Eutropis macularia macularia
Bowring's Supple Skink Lygosoma bowringii monotypic
Seychelles Skink Mabuya sechellensis monotypic, endemic to The Seychelles
Wright's Skink Mabuya wrightii wrightii endemic to The Seychelles
Peter's Writhing Skink Mochlus afrum monotypic
  Wedge-snouted Skink Trachylepis acutilabris monotypic
  Ovambo Tree Skink Trachylepis binotata monotypic
  Cape Skink Trachylepis capensis monotypic
  Red-sided Skink Trachylepis homalocephala monotypic
  Speckle-lipped Skink Trachylepis maculilabris maculilabris
  Rainbow Skink Trachylepis margaritifer monotypic
  Western Three-striped Skink Trachylepis occidentalis monotypic
  Montane Speckled Skink Trachylepis punctatissima monotypic
  Karasburg Tree Skink Trachylepis sparsa monotypic, endemic to Namibia
  Kalahari Tree Skink Trachylepis spilogaster monotypic
  Eastern Striped Skink Trachylepis striata monotypic
  Western Rock Skink Trachylepis sulcata sulcata
  Variable Skink Trachylepis varia varia
  Variegated Skink Trachylepis variegata variegata
  Wahlberg's Striped Skink Trachylepis wahlbergii monotypic
  Spotted-necked Snake-eyed Skink Panaspis maculicolis monotypic