Speckled Wall Skink
Head, above
Ellura
Speckled Wall Skink
Coming out of hiding
 
    
Speckled Wall Skink (Cryptoblepharus pannosus)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Chordate (Chordata) - Reptile (Reptilia)
Order: Scaled Reptile (Squamata)
Family: Skink (Scincidae)
Species: Speckled Wall Skink (Cryptoblepharus pannosus)
This Photo:     Head, anterior
Synonym: Cryptoblepharus carnabyi
Other name: Ragged snake-eyed skink
Similar Species: South-eastern Morethia Skink

Thank you David Armstrong for identifying this species for us

Ref: "A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia", 2nd Ed. Wilson & Swan. Page 160.
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)

Copyright © 2013- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 29-Aug-2013
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)