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SkinkPseudemoia entrecasteauxii

Woodland Tussock-skink at Namadgi National Park

Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii at Namadgi National Park - 20 Jan 2019

Identification history

Skink Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii 8 Mar 2019 GeoffRobertson
Unidentified 8 Mar 2019 AndrewCB

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3 comments

   8 Mar 2019
These are a very varied species. Some have the red side stripe but very unusual to extend to the tail.
GR
WillO wrote:
   8 Mar 2019
This looks very like P. pagenstecheri. Breeding male P. entrecasteauxii can have a partial red stripe on side but also have reddish undersides (belly) when in breeding colouration in autumn. By comparison pagenstecheri get the longer red stripe along the side and onto the tail but no red on belly. P. pagenstecheri is a grassland species - was it found in grassland?
WillO wrote:
   8 Mar 2019
I also meant to ask if you have a photo taken showing the lizard from above? Thanks WillO.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 19 Jan 2019 Recorded on
  • AndrewCB Recorded by

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