Proablepharus tenuis

Proablepharus tenuis

Proablepharus tenuis

(Skink)

FAMILY

Scincidae

Species

Proablepharus tenuis

Common name

Skink

Main colour

Copper brown to olive-brown

Body size

Snout to vent 3.2 cm, tail 4 cm long

Location

Townsville

Description

This skink is found in open forested areas and woodlands usually amongst leaf litter, grasses and dense shrubby vegetation. The body is dark brown above with darker patches on each side, the head is bronze-coloured; belly is cream to white. Breeding males are flushed with red. Five digits per limb.