Snake-eyed Skink, Elegant
Maximum Snout Vent Length- 41mm
Found in coastal eastern Australia from Ingham to the Sydney region with isolated populations in coastal SA & WA.
Appears to be the most common and widespread species of Snake-eyed Skink in the Mackay/Whitsunday/Isaac region. An arboreal and rock dwelling species that occupies all forest habitats in the region and is common in parks and gardens. Snake-eyed skinks have fixed clear scales across their eyes hence their common name.
For a detailed description of this species please refer to A Field Guide to Reptiles of Queensland by Steve K. Wilson