South-eastern Morethia Skink
Full Length
South-eastern Morethia Skink
Copper Colour
South-eastern Morethia Skink (Morethia boulengeri)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Reptiles (Reptilia)
Order: Scaled Reptiles (Squamata)
Family: Skink (Scincidae)
Species: South-eastern Morethia Skink (Morethia boulengeri)
This Photo:     Profile
Other names: Boulenger's Skink, Common Snake-eye or Firetail Skink
Similar Species: Speckled Wall Skink

Ref: "A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia", 2nd Ed. Wilson & Swan. Page 290.
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), and elsewhere

Copyright © 2012- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 07-Nov-2012
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)