Carlia rubrigularis

Carlia rubrigularis

Carlia rubrigularis

(Skink)

FAMILY

Scincidae

Species

Carlia rubrigularis

Common name

Skink

Main colour

Dark brown to grey-brown with numerous flecks

Body size

Snout to vent 5-6 cm, tail 6-7 cm long

Location

Cairns

Description

Found in rainforests particularly near tracks, other cleared areas and water. Body is dark brown to grey-brown and there are numerous flecks both darker and paler than the basic colour. Head is copper-coloured, flanks darker than body, belly whitish. Males often have a bright red or coppery-coloured throat. Four fingers per foreleg, 5 toes per hind limb.

Additional image

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