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Carlia tetradactyla

Southern Rainbow Skink

Common name: Southern Rainbow-skink. SVL: 50mm

The Southern Rainbow-skink is one of thirty species of four-fingered or rainbow-skinks (Carlia). Four-fingered or rainbow skinks have four front and five back digits and belong to the Eugongylus Group of skinks. There is only one species in the Canberra region and is characterised by two broad relish-orange lateral stripes and four digits on front limbs.

Distribution: Found in Canberra in higher woodlands areas but rarely south of Canberra. Likely common on the western slopes.

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Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Murrumbateman, NSW - 21 May 2022 by ALCaston Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 21 Apr 2022 by trevorpreston Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Murrumbateman, NSW - 5 Apr 2021 by SimoneC Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Conder, ACT - 7 Jul 2020 by Christine Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Bonython, ACT - 6 May 2020 by Tammy Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Dunlop, ACT - 4 May 2020 by BrianHerps Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Michelago, NSW - 22 Mar 2019 by Illilanga Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Mar 2019 by HarveyPerkins Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Michelago, NSW - 18 Nov 2018 by Illilanga Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Michelago, NSW - 9 Nov 2018 by Illilanga Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Googong, NSW - 2 Jan 2018 by Wandiyali Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Michelago, NSW - 26 Dec 2017 by Illilanga Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Chifley, ACT - 13 Dec 2017 by Deanoe Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Greenway, ACT - 19 Nov 2017 by AlexSof Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Michelago, NSW - 15 Nov 2017 by Illilanga Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Michelago, NSW - 11 Nov 2017 by Illilanga Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Yass, NSW - 25 Oct 2017 by Ryl Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Michelago, NSW - 6 Oct 2017 by Illilanga Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Urambi Hills - 9 Sep 2017 by KShort Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Greenway, ACT - 9 Mar 2017 by MatthewFrawley Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Michelago, NSW - 4 Feb 2017 by Illilanga Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Michelago, NSW - 23 Jan 2017 by Illilanga Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at The Angle, NSW - 10 Dec 2016 by TCecodiversity Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Calwell, ACT - 16 Apr 2016 by Anam Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Googong, NSW - 16 Nov 2015 by MichaelMulvaney
Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Murrumbateman, NSW - 21 May 2022 by ALCaston
Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 21 Apr 2022 by trevorpreston
Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Murrumbateman, NSW - 5 Apr 2021 by SimoneC
Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Conder, ACT - 7 Jul 2020 by Christine
Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Bonython, ACT - 6 May 2020 by Tammy
Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Dunlop, ACT - 4 May 2020 by BrianHerps
Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Michelago, NSW - 22 Mar 2019 by Illilanga
Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Mar 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Michelago, NSW - 18 Nov 2018 by Illilanga
Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Michelago, NSW - 9 Nov 2018 by Illilanga
Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Googong, NSW - 2 Jan 2018 by Wandiyali
Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Michelago, NSW - 26 Dec 2017 by Illilanga
Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Chifley, ACT - 13 Dec 2017 by Deanoe
Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Greenway, ACT - 19 Nov 2017 by AlexSof
Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Michelago, NSW - 15 Nov 2017 by Illilanga
Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Michelago, NSW - 11 Nov 2017 by Illilanga
Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Yass, NSW - 25 Oct 2017 by Ryl
Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Michelago, NSW - 6 Oct 2017 by Illilanga
Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Urambi Hills - 9 Sep 2017 by KShort
Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Greenway, ACT - 9 Mar 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Michelago, NSW - 4 Feb 2017 by Illilanga
Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Michelago, NSW - 23 Jan 2017 by Illilanga
Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at The Angle, NSW - 10 Dec 2016 by TCecodiversity
Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Calwell, ACT - 16 Apr 2016 by Anam
Carlia tetradactyla (Southern Rainbow Skink) at Googong, NSW - 16 Nov 2015 by MichaelMulvaney
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