Common name: Red-throated Skink. SVL 80mm.
Red-throated Skink is one of one of three three-lined (Acritoscincus, formerly included in Bassiana) species in Australia. Three-lined skinks belong to the Eugongylus Group of skinks. There are two three-lined species in the Canberra region.
Red-throated Skink like other three-lined skink has a distinctive pattern. It sometimes has a bright red throat.
Distribution: Likely widespread in Canberra region but pattern of distribution is unclear.
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Acritoscincus platynotum has been recorded at: