Speckled Wall Skink
Head, anterior
Short-clawed Skink
Speckled Wall Skink (Cryptoblepharus pannosus)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Reptiles (Reptilia)
Order: Scaled Reptiles (Squamata)
Family: Skink (Scincidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Speckled Wall Skink (Cryptoblepharus pannosus)
This Photo:     Coming out of hiding
Synonym: Cryptoblepharus carnabyi
Other name: Ragged snake-eyed skink

Thank you David Armstrong for identifying and Asimakis Patitsas & Stephen Mahony for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere

Similar Species: Mallee Snake-eyed Skink (Morethia obscura)

Copyright © 2014-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 26-Mar-2014
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)