Tree-base Litter Skink
Maximum Snout Vent Length – 39mm
Found from the Cairns region to mid eastern NSW.
A very small, secretive skink that inhabits the leaf litter of a variety of woodland and forest types. Common in the Mackay/Whitsunday/Isaac region. Breeding males develop a pink to orange 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 Preston by Paul Horner|