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Acritoscincus platynotus

Red-throated Skink

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 skinks 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 platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Yarrow, NSW - 26 Apr 2022 by DPRees125 Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Rendezvous Creek, ACT - 9 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Cotter River, ACT - 18 Nov 2021 by trevsci Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Tennent, ACT - 8 Oct 2021 by TimotheeBonnet Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Carwoola, NSW - 4 Oct 2021 by Liam.m Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Dec 2020 by BrianHerps Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Tennent, ACT - 29 Sep 2020 by DerekC Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Jerangle, NSW - 18 Feb 2020 by Hank Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Crooked Corner, NSW - 1 Nov 2019 by Milly Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Rendezvous Creek, ACT - 16 Feb 2019 by KShort Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at The Ridgeway, NSW - 8 Dec 2018 by KShort Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Dec 2017 by SWishart Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Mar 2017 by SWishart Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Aug 2016 by HarveyPerkins Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Winifred, NSW - 5 Dec 2012 by GeoffRobertson Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Winifred, NSW - 12 Mar 2010 by GeoffRobertson Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Winifred, NSW - 12 Mar 2010 by GeoffRobertson Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Oct 2004 by GeoffRobertson Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 May 1982 by wombey
Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Yarrow, NSW - 26 Apr 2022 by DPRees125
Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Rendezvous Creek, ACT - 9 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock
Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Cotter River, ACT - 18 Nov 2021 by trevsci
Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Tennent, ACT - 8 Oct 2021 by TimotheeBonnet
Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Carwoola, NSW - 4 Oct 2021 by Liam.m
Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Dec 2020 by BrianHerps
Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Tennent, ACT - 29 Sep 2020 by DerekC
Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Jerangle, NSW - 18 Feb 2020 by Hank
Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Crooked Corner, NSW - 1 Nov 2019 by Milly
Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Rendezvous Creek, ACT - 16 Feb 2019 by KShort
Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at The Ridgeway, NSW - 8 Dec 2018 by KShort
Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Dec 2017 by SWishart
Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Mar 2017 by SWishart
Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Aug 2016 by HarveyPerkins
Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Winifred, NSW - 5 Dec 2012 by GeoffRobertson
Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Winifred, NSW - 12 Mar 2010 by GeoffRobertson
Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Winifred, NSW - 12 Mar 2010 by GeoffRobertson
Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Oct 2004 by GeoffRobertson
Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 May 1982 by wombey

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Species information

  • Acritoscincus platynotus Scientific name
  • Red-throated Skink Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive
  • 0m to 1009.12m Recorded at altitude
  • External link More information
  • Synonyms

    Acritoscincus platynota

    Acritoscincus platynotum

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