Three-clawed Worm-skink (Verreaux’ Skink)
Maximum Snout Vent Length –
Distributed from ne NSW, through
se Qld, the Briglow Belt and north to around Proserpine. In this region appears
restricted to coast and ranges.
An elongate burrowing
species with reduced limbs and only 3 small toes on the front limb. Back limb
is a small clawless stump.
For a detailed description of this species please refer to A Field Guide to Reptiles of Queensland by Steve K. Wilson
|Information sources:||Photo 1 taken at Eungella by Paul Horner; Photo 2 taken by Brendan Schembri|