Robust Striped Skink
Maximum Snout Vent Length – 123mm
A widespread and common species throughout eastern Australia and into southern Australia
One of the larger species of Striped Skink. A very fast moving skink inhabiting a wide variety of habitats from coastal dunes to dry Eucalypt forests and suburban gardens. Genetic studies have placed the populations of species occurring in the Mackay/ Whitsunday/Isaac region in with the very similar Spalding’s Striped Skink.
For a detailed description of this species please refer to A Field Guide to Reptiles of Queensland by Steve K. Wilson
|Information sources:||Photo taken at Airlie Beach by Paul Horner|