Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink)

Common name: Delicate Skink. SVL: 40mm

Delicate Skink is in the genus commonly referred to as ground or sun skinks (Lampropholis) which contains fourteen species. Lampropholis belong to Eugongylus Group of skinks.

Delicate Skink is a highly variable skink in appearance and in some regions is not unlike the Common Garden Skink in appearance. However in Canberra region it is almost a uniform colour. Careful inspection will reveal a faint white dorsal-lateral and a lower lateral stripe.

Distribution: While once likely common and still numerous, this population numbers have likely seriously declined in Canberra region.

Lampropholis delicata is listed in the following regions:

Canberra & Southern Tablelands  |  Albury, Wodonga  |  South Coast  |  Greater Sydney  |  Greater Brisbane

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Species information

  • Lampropholis delicata Scientific name
  • Delicate Skink Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive
  • Up to 1377m Recorded at altitude
  • 314 images trained Machine learning

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