Cryptoblepharus adamsi

Cryptoblepharus adamsi

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(Adam’s Snake-eyed Skink)

FAMILY

Scinidae

Species

Cryptoblepharus adamsi

Common name

Adam’s Snake-eyed Skink

Main colour

Body light brown with pale stripes

Body size

Snout to vent 3.5-4 cm, tail about 3.5 cm long

Location

Cairns, Townsville

Description

A small short-legged skink usually found on tree trunks and branches. The pale brown body has a pale dorsiventral stripe on either side of the body.