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:
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MapsANBG Aranda Bushland Australian National University Black Mountain Bluetts Block Area Boro Brindabella National Park Bruce Ponds Bruce Ridge Bruce Ridge to Gossan Hill Budjan Galindji (Franklin Grassland) Reserve Bullen Range Bungonia National Park Callum Brae Cooleman Ridge Cotter Reserve Crace Grasslands Cuumbeun Nature Reserve Denman Prospect 2 Estate Deferred Area (Block 12) Dickson Wetland Dickson Wetland Corridor Dryandra St Woodland Emu Creek Farrer Ridge Flea Bog Flat to Emu Creek Corridor Flea Bog Flat, Bruce Gibraltar Pines Gigerline Nature Reserve Ginninderry Conservation Corridor Googong Foreshore Googong Reservoir Goorooyarroo NR (ACT) Gossan Hill Griffith Woodland Gungaderra Grasslands Higgins Woodland Hughes Garran Woodland Hughes Grassy Woodland Illilanga & Baroona Jarramlee-West MacGregor Grasslands Jerrabomberra Grassland Jerrabomberra Wetlands Kaleen Horse paddocks (North) Kama Lake Ginninderra Lower Cotter Catchment Lower Molonglo Lyneham Ridge Molonglo Gorge Molonglo River Reserve Mongarlowe River Mount Ainslie Mount Ainslie to Black Mountain Mount Jerrabomberra Mount Jerrabomberra Mount Majura Mount Mugga Mugga Mount Painter Mount Pleasant Mount Taylor Mulanggari Grasslands Mulligans Flat Namadgi National Park National Arboretum Forests National Zoo and Aquarium O'Connor Ridge to Gungahlin Grasslands Piney Ridge QPRC LGA Red Hill Nature Reserve Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek Rob Roy Range Stirling Park Stony Creek Sullivans Creek, Lyneham North Sullivans Creek, Lyneham South Tharwa Bridge The Pinnacle Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve Tuggeranong Hill University of Canberra Urambi Hills Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area Wanniassa Hill West Belconnen Pond Woodstock Nature Reserve Yarramundi Grassland
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PlacesActon, ACT Aranda, ACT Belconnen, ACT Borough, NSW Brindabella, NSW Bruce, ACT Bungonia, NSW Burra, NSW Canberra Central, ACT Canberra, ACT Carwoola, NSW Chisholm, ACT Conder, ACT Cook, ACT Cotter River, ACT Deakin, ACT Dickson, ACT Downer, ACT Dunlop, ACT Fadden, ACT Flynn, ACT Fyshwick, ACT Garran, ACT Googong, NSW Goulburn, NSW Gowrie, ACT Griffith, ACT Gundaroo, NSW Gungahlin, ACT Hackett, ACT Hall, ACT Harrison, ACT Hawker, ACT Higgins, ACT Holt, ACT Hughes, ACT Hume, ACT Isaacs, ACT Jerrabomberra, ACT Jerrabomberra, NSW Kaleen, ACT Kambah, ACT Latham, ACT Lawson, ACT Lyneham, ACT Macarthur, ACT Macgregor, ACT Majura, ACT Mayfield, NSW McKellar, ACT Melba, ACT Michelago, NSW Molonglo Valley, ACT Monash, ACT Mongarlowe, NSW Narrabundah, ACT Oallen, NSW O'Connor, ACT O'Malley, ACT Paddys River, ACT Queanbeyan, NSW Rendezvous Creek, ACT Spence, ACT Stromlo, ACT Symonston, ACT Tennent, ACT Tuggeranong DC, ACT Turner, ACT Uriarra Village, ACT Uriarra, NSW Wamboin, NSW Wanniassa, ACT Watson, ACT Weetangera, ACT Weston, ACT Winifred, NSW Yarralumla, ACT Yarrow, NSW