Glaphyromorphus punctulatus

Glaphyromorphus punctulatus

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(Brown Skink)

FAMILY

Scincidae

Species

Glaphyromorphus punctulatus

Common name

Brown Skink

Main colour

Coppery-brown to brown with flecks

Body size

Snout to vent 5-7 cm long, tail 7-9 cm long

Location

Townsville

Description

This skink is typically found under rocks and logs in dry rainforest and woodland habitats. The body is a coppery-brown to brown with a darker face, lower surface is cream or yellowish with some brown markings, there is no sharp contrast between the flanks and the back. Limbs are very short.