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Skinks of Australia

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Reptiles of the World


BLOTCHED BLUE-TONGUE SKINK
(Tiliqua nigrolutea)

Blotched Bluetongue Tiliqua nigrolutea
Alpine Blotched Bluetongue (Tiliqua nigrolutea) at the Canberra Reptile Zoo
(the other lizard in the photo is an Eastern Bluetongue Tiliqua scincoides scincoides )

Approximate distribution of the Blotched Bluetongue (Tiliqua nigrolutea) MAP
Approximate distribution of the Blotched Bluetongue (Tiliqua nigrolutea)
Blotched Bluetongues occur in 2 main forms - both are shown on this page.
The lowlands form occurs in South Australia, Southern Victoria and Tasmania whereas the prettier and often larger alpine form occurs in NSW and ACT and Victoria


BLOTCHED BLUE-TONGUE Tiliqua nigrolutea
Alpine Blotched Bluetongue (Tiliqua nigrolutea)

Baby Alpine Blotched Bluetongue (Tiliqua nigrolutea)
Baby Alpine Blotched Bluetongue (Tiliqua nigrolutea)


Alpine Blotched Bluetongue Tiliqua nigrolutea
This large Alpine Blotched Bluetongue (Tiliqua nigrolutea) was photographed near the Three Sisters, NSW.
There were 3 Sydney Cunningham's Skinks (Egernia cunninghami krefftii ) also basking nearby!


Alpine Blotched Bluetongue Tiliqua nigrolutea
This large Alpine Blotched Bluetongue (Tiliqua nigrolutea) was photographed near the Three Sisters, NSW


Alpine Blotched Bluetongue Tiliqua nigrolutea and Cunningham skinks
This large Alpine Blotched Bluetongue (Tiliqua nigrolutea) (also in the 2 photos above this one) was photographed near the Three Sisters, NSW in a group of 3 Sydney Cunningham's Skink (Egernia cunninghami krefftii) (only 2 are in the photo above)


BLOTCHED BLUE-TONGUE Tiliqua nigrolutea
A very large Alpine Blotched Bluetongue (Tiliqua nigrolutea)

  
Lowlands Blotched Bluetongue (Tiliqua nigrolutea) photographed at the Gorge Wildlife Park, South Australia
Lowlands Blotched Bluetongue (Tiliqua nigrolutea) photographed at the Gorge Wildlife Park, South Australia


Lowlands Blotched Bluetongue (Tiliqua nigrolutea) photographed at the Gorge Wildlife Park, South Australia
Lowlands Blotched Bluetongue (Tiliqua nigrolutea) photographed at the Gorge Wildlife Park, South Australia


Lowlands Blotched Bluetongue (Tiliqua nigrolutea) photographed at the Gorge Wildlife Park, South Australia
Lowlands Blotched Bluetongue (Tiliqua nigrolutea) photographed at the Gorge Wildlife Park, South Australia



BLOTCHED BLUE-TONGUE Tiliqua nigrolutea
Lowlands Blotched Bluetongue (Tiliqua nigrolutea)


LINKS OF INTEREST

Tiliqua nigrolutea Blotched Bluetongue, Southern Bluetongue, Blotched Blue-Tongued Lizard
The Animal Diversity Web

Tiliqua nigrolutea (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824), Blotched Blue-tongue
Museums Victoria

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Australianherpetology.com

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