THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA

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COLUBRID SNAKES - Colubridae Homalopsidae Mud Snakes

PYTHON SNAKES - Pythonidae

ELAPID SNAKES - Elapidae Cobras Coral Snakes

SEA SNAKES - Hydrophiinae Laticaudidae Sea Kraits

FILE SNAKES - Acrochordidae

BLIND SNAKES - Worm Snakes - Typhlopidae Ramphotyphlops

TURTLES Tortoises Chelonii Testudines

DRAGON LIZARDS Agamas Agamidae

GECKO LIZARDS Gekkonidae

LEGLESS LIZARDS Pygopodidae Pygopods

MONITOR LIZARDS Goannas Varanids Varanidae

SKINK LIZARDS Scincidae

CROCODILES Crocodylia Crocodilia Saltwater freshwater estuarine


SOUTHERN GRASS SKINK
or

Tussock Cool Skink
Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii

Occurs in South East of South Australia, Tasmania & Victoria, extending into Southern areas of South Australia and the South-east of New South Wales.
  
Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii
The Southern Grass Skink Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii above was photographed at Castle Hill in Victoria, where they are often seen basking on logs and rocks.

gravid Southern Grass Skink Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii above was photographed along the track to Square Rock, Canberra, ACT
The gravid Southern Grass Skink Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii above was photographed along the track to Square Rock, Canberra, ACT

SOUTHERN GRASS SKINK Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii
The Southern Grass Skink Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii above was photographed along the track to Square Rock, Canberra, ACT


Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii
The Southern Grass Skink Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii above was photographed at Mt Compass School Swamp, South Australia.


Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii
The Southern Grass Skink Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii above was photographed at Mt Compass School Swamp, South Australia. Where they are very common.

LINKS OF INTEREST

Click here for a complete list of Australian Skinks

Click here for a complete list of Skinks found in South Australia

Click here for a complete list of Skinks found in the ACT

Click here for more information about Australian Skinks

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