Reptile Carlia schmeltzii (Rainbow Skink)

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Scientific Name: Carlia schmeltzii

Common Name: Rainbow Skink

Order: Squamata

Family: Scincidae

Distribution:New South Wales, Queensland

Habitat: Dry woodlands,rocky ranges and scree slopes

Field Notes: during breeding season the male displays some beautiful red and blue colouring. Snout-to-vent length avg: 7 cm , Reproduction:
Oviparous , Clutch size Average: 2

Picture by Auscraft; Mudlo Forest 2011

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