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Liopholis guthega

Snowy Mountains Skink

Common name: Snowy Mountains Skink. SVL 110mm

Snowy Mountain’s Skink is one of eleven Australian species in the genus Liopholis (previously Egernia). Liopholis is included in Egernia Group of skinks which also includes blue-tongues and other genera. Body shape of Liopholis is squarish in cross-section. Two other skinks in this genus are found in the Canberra region. To distinguish the three species see description of White’s Skink.

Distribution: Confined to Charlotte Pass and Perisher Valley.

Declared endnagered in NSW and Nationally.

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Liopholis guthega (Snowy Mountains Skink) at Kosciuszko National Park - 14 Nov 2020 by BrianHerps Liopholis guthega (Snowy Mountains Skink) at Kosciuszko National Park - 17 Feb 2020 by Harrisi Liopholis guthega (Snowy Mountains Skink) at Kosciuszko National Park - 26 Dec 2018 by KShort Liopholis guthega (Snowy Mountains Skink) at Kosciuszko National Park - 10 Feb 2013 by KShort Liopholis guthega (Snowy Mountains Skink) at Kosciuszko National Park - 10 Feb 2013 by KShort Liopholis guthega (Snowy Mountains Skink) at Kosciuszko National Park - 10 Feb 2013 by KShort
Liopholis guthega (Snowy Mountains Skink) at Kosciuszko National Park - 14 Nov 2020 by BrianHerps
Liopholis guthega (Snowy Mountains Skink) at Kosciuszko National Park - 17 Feb 2020 by Harrisi
Liopholis guthega (Snowy Mountains Skink) at Kosciuszko National Park - 26 Dec 2018 by KShort
Liopholis guthega (Snowy Mountains Skink) at Kosciuszko National Park - 10 Feb 2013 by KShort
Liopholis guthega (Snowy Mountains Skink) at Kosciuszko National Park - 10 Feb 2013 by KShort
Liopholis guthega (Snowy Mountains Skink) at Kosciuszko National Park - 10 Feb 2013 by KShort

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Species information

  • Liopholis guthega Scientific name
  • Snowy Mountains Skink Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive
  • 1905.7m Recorded at altitude

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