Common name: Eastern Blue-tongue. SVL 300mm; Total length 450mm
The Eastern Blue-tongue is one of eight blue-tongue species (Tiliqua) found in Australia and Indonesia. Tiliqua belong to the Egernia Group of skinks. Three species of blue-tongue are found in the Canberra region.
The blue-tongue in the Canberra region that is strongly banded belongs to the sub-species Tiliqua scincoides scincoides, which is characterised by a dark stripe behind eye.
Distribution: Common throughout tablelands and coast.
Tiliqua scincoides scincoides is listed in the following regions:
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MapsANBG Bass Gardens Park, Griffith Black Mountain Bluetts Block Area Boro Bruce Ridge Bruce Ridge to Gossan Hill Bullen Range Callum Brae City Renewal Authority Area Cooleman Ridge Dryandra St Woodland Farrer Ridge Fowles St. Woodland, Weston Gigerline Nature Reserve Ginninderry Conservation Corridor Googong Foreshore Goorooyarroo NR (ACT) Griffith Woodland Gungaderra Grasslands Haig Park Hughes Garran Woodland Hughes Grassy Woodland Illilanga & Baroona Isaacs Ridge Isaacs Ridge and Nearby Isabella Pond Jerrabomberra Grassland Jerrabomberra Wetlands Kama Lake Burley Griffin West Lake Ginninderra Lake Tuggeranong Lower Cotter Catchment Lower Molonglo Mcquoids Hill Molonglo Gorge Molonglo River Reserve Monash Grassland Mongarlowe River Mount Ainslie Mount Ainslie to Black Mountain Mount Jerrabomberra Mount Majura Mount Mugga Mugga Mount Painter Mount Pleasant Mount Rogers Mount Taylor Mulanggari Grasslands Mulligans Flat Namadgi National Park National Zoo and Aquarium Percival Hill Pine Island to Point Hut Point Hut Hill Point Hut to Tharwa Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council Red Hill Nature Reserve Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek Rob Roy Range Stirling Park Stony Creek The Pinnacle Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve Tuggeranong Creek to Monash Grassland Tuggeranong Hill University of Canberra Urambi Hills Uriarra Recreation Reserve Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area Wanniassa Hill Western Edge Area Woodstock Nature Reserve Yarramundi Grassland
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