SkinkCarlia tetradactyla  

Southern Rainbow-skink at Urambi Hills

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Carlia tetradactyla at Urambi Hills - 9 Sep 2017
Carlia tetradactyla at Urambi Hills - 9 Sep 2017
Carlia tetradactyla at Urambi Hills - 9 Sep 2017

Identification history

Skink Carlia tetradactyla 9 Sep 2017 MichaelMulvaney1.1K
Unidentified 9 Sep 2017 KShort117

Significant sighting

MichaelMulvaney1.1K noted:
9 Sep 2017

This is an uncommon sighting in the ACT region

6 comments

WillO wrote:
   9 Sep 2017
This is a great record - it is Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink). This might be the first record from Urambi Hills. I will check my records and let you know.
MatthewFrawley768 wrote:
   9 Sep 2017
This is one I recorded from very close to Urambi Hills. Not technically within the nature reserve but very close, just on the other side of Tuggeranong Creek, closer to the town centre, so within Greenway.

http://canberra.naturemapr.org/Community/Sighting/3374250
MichaelMulvaney1.1K wrote:
   9 Sep 2017
Wil this is the second Canberra Nature Map record from the Greenway area, but including all records from the ACT Wildlief Atlas this is only the 37th ACT record - so an uncommon find
WillO wrote:
   11 Sep 2017
That is more records than i would have guessed! That western part of Canberra (Urambi, Taylor Cooleman etc) and the MRC corridor seems to be the stronghold for this species but your records may show otherwise.
MichaelMulvaney1.1K wrote:
   11 Sep 2017
Wil all ACT Wildlife Atlas records have been entered into Canberra Nature Map. You can see and interrogate this data by clicking on the Carlia tetradactyla name under identification history and then click on the view species distribution box on the right above the large photo. You can view records by clicking on them and you can use focus symbols to go in and out. Your comments re the ACT stronghold area are spot on.
KShort117 wrote:
   17 Sep 2017
Wow! Glad to have helped.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 9 Sep 2017 11:59 AM Recorded on
  • KShort Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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