Lizard species list


Weasel Skink
Saproscincus mustelinus

  • up to 55 mm SVL
  • white spot behind & below eye
  • orange-brown from hips onto tail
Source: David Fischer

Delicate Skink
Lampropholis delicata

  • up to 45 mm SVL
  • golden-brown dorsolateral stripes
  • fused frontoparietal scales
Source: David Fischer

Garden Skink
Lampropholis guichenoti

  • up to 45 mm SVL
  • black vertebral stripe
  • black lateral stripe
  • distinct flecking on back and sides
  • fused frontoparietal scales
Source: David Fischer

Three-Lined Skink
Acritoscincus duperreyi

  • up to 60 mm SVL
  • black vertebral stripe
  • pronounced black lateral stripe with cream edges
  • fused frontoparietal scales
Source: Nick Volpe

McCoy's Skink
Anepischtos maccoyi

  • up to 50 mm SVL
  • slender
  • reduced limbs
  • minute ear opening
  • narrow, dark dorsolateral line
Source: David Fischer

Tussock Skink
Pseudemoia pagenstecheri

  • up to 50 mm SVL
  • two dark lines on either side of a pronounced vertebrate stripe
  • paired frontoparietal scales
Source: Geoff Heard

Spencer's Skink
Pseudemoia spenceri

  • up to 65 mm SVL
  • prominent dorsolateral cream stripe
  • long limbs
  • body dorsoventrally flattened
  • paired frontoparietal scales
Source: Geoff Heard

White's Skink
Liopholis whitii

  • up to 95 mm SVL
  • robust skink
  • distinctive colour pattern
  • distinct ear lobules
Source: Nick Volpe

Southern Water Skink
Eulamprus tympanum

  • up to 80 mm SVL
  • broad irregular black lateral stripe
  • no ear lobules
Source: Geoff Heard

Swamp Skink
Lissolepis coventryi

  • up to 100 mm SVL
  • dorsal surface olive-green, with black stripes
  • distinct ear lobules
Source: Nick Volpe

Blotched Blue-Tongue Skink
Tiliqua nigrolutea

  • up to 250 mm SVL
  • dorsal blotches (rather than bands)
Source: David Fischer

Eastern Blue-Tongue Skink
Tiliqua scincoides

  • up to 300 mm SVL
  • dorsal bands (rather than blotches)
Source: David Fischer

Marbled Gecko
Christinus marmoratus

  • up to 70 mm SVL
  • toe pads
  • flat body
Source: David Fischer

Jacky Lizard
Amphibolurus muricatus

  • up to 120 mm SVL
  • very long tail (twice SVL)
  • rough, 'spiny' skin
Source: David Fischer