Carlia storri

Carlia storri

Carlia storri

(Skink)

FAMILY

Scincidae

Species

Carlia storri

Common name

Skink

Main colour

Brown to pale olive-brown

Body size

Snout to vent 4.6 cm, tail to 5.5 cm long

Location

Cairns

Description

This skink is found in a variety of habitats particularly where it is shaded and humid and grass is present. The body is brown to pale olive-brown and there is a narrow paler vertebral stripe present in both sexes but in the female there may be additional stripes. The breeding males flush orange. Four fingers per forelimb, 5 toes per hindlimb.