Carlia rostralis

Carlia rostralis

Carlia rostralis

(Skink)

FAMILY

Scincidae

Species

Carlia rostrata

Common name

Skink

Main colour

Brown

Body size

Snout to vent to 7 cm, tail t0 8 cm long

Location

Cairns

Description

This skink is found in woodlands north from about Townsville but not found in rainforests. Body is brown with some flecks or darker spots, the head varies from grey-brown to olive-brown. Extending from the head to the forelimb and along part of the upper margin of the flank there is a black stripe bordered with white. Flanks are usually rusty-brown. Four fingers per forelimb, 5 toes per hindlimb.