Eastern Blue-tongue
Head, above, showing tongue
Murray Mallee Region
Eastern Blue-tongue
Tail & Back Leg
Eastern Blue-tongue (Tiliqua scincoides ssp scincoides)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Reptiles (Reptilia)
Order: Scaled Reptiles (Squamata)
Family: Skink (Scincidae)
Species: Eastern Blue-tongue (Tiliqua scincoides ssp scincoides)
This Photo:     Body & Front Leg
Other names: Common Blue-tongue or Eastern Bluetongue

Ref: "A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia", 2nd Ed. Wilson & Swan. Page 316.
General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA & Adelaide Hills, and elsewhere

Copyright © 2007- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 14-Oct-2007
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)