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Southwestern Earless Skink
Hemiergis initialis

Found in Southern parts of Western Australia extending through the Nullarbor plain and Great Australian Bight

There are 2 subspecies of Hemiergis initialis listed below:-

COMMON NAME

SCIENTIFIC NAME

DISTRIBUTION

Southwestern Earless Skink (Eastern subspecies)

Hemiergis initialis brookeri

SA, and south-eastern WA

Southwestern Earless Skink (Western Subspecies)

Hemiergis initialis initialis

South-western WA


Hemiergis initialis brookeri

This Hemiergis initialis brookeri with a partially regrown tail, was found under rubbish at Cocklebiddy WA   

Found in southern parts of Western Australia, extending through the Nullarbor plain and Great Australian Bight


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Complete list of Australian Skinks
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Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia 7th Edition A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia 5th edition Edition

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