Menetia greyii

Menetia greyii

Menetia greyii

(Skink)

FAMILY

Scincidae

Species

Menetia greyii

Common name

Skink

Main colour

Coppery-brown to grey-brown

Body size

Snout to vent 3.8 cm, tail to 5 cm long

Location

Townsville

Description

This skink is widespread in dry sclerophyll and woodland communities; it does not like moist habitats. It has short limbs with 4 fingers on the forelimbs and 5 toes on the hind limbs. The back is a coppery-brown to grey-brown colour with small dark broken lines. The lateral stripe is very dark brown and is bordered by a paler zone, belly is cream to yellow.