Sun-loving Litter Skink
Maximum Snout Vent Length – 34mm
Endemic to the Central Queensland Coast from Mackay to the Townsville region.
The smallest of the lizards present in Mackay/Whitsunday region. A very small, secretive skink that inhabits the leaf litter of open and riparian forests. Breeding males develop a reddish flush on their throat and tail.
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 Ditmar by Paul Horner|