Sandplain Ctenotus
Body close up
Murray Mallee Region
Tree Skink
Sandplain Ctenotus (Ctenotus schomburgkii)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Reptiles (Reptilia)
Order: Scaled Reptiles (Squamata)
Family: Skink (Scincidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Sandplain Ctenotus (Ctenotus schomburgkii)
This Photo:     🔍Head🔎

Thank you Stephen Fricker for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA, Riverland and possibly elsewhere
We found many of these on an expedition North of here, with a team of people helping with id's.
Very orange stripes and spots. 5 fingers & 5 very long toes, with a white belly.

Copyright © 2019-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 15-Oct-2019
This species is classed as RA (Rare) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)