Lygisaurus laevis (syn. Carlia laevis)

Lygisaurus laevis (syn. Carlia laevis)

(Skink)

FAMILY

Scincidae

Species

Lygisaurus laevis (syn. Carlia laevis)

Common name

Skink

Main colour

Brown to reddish-brown, flecks present

Body size

Snout to vent 3.7 cm, tail to 4 cm long

Location

Cairns

Description

This skink has a brown body but it is darker on the head and flanks, the latter often with some paler flecks, whitish below. Breeding males have a reddish flush. Found in rainforest. Four fingers per forelimb, 5 toes per hind limb.