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Skinks of Australia

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THREE-CLAWED WORM SKINK
or
VERREAUX'S SKINK

Anomalopus verreauxii

May grow to approximately 30cm (1 ft) total length

Three-clawed Worm-skink Anomalopus verreauxi
Three-clawed Worm-skink (Anomalopus verreauxii) photographed at Maleny, Qld

Approximate distribution of the Three-clawed worm-skink Anomalopus verreauxii
Approximate distribution of the Three-clawed Worm-skink (Anomalopus verreauxii)

VERREAUX'S THREE-CLAWED WORM SKINK - Anomalopus verreauxii
Three-clawed Worm-skink (Anomalopus verreauxii) photographed at Woolgoolga, NSW

VERREAUX'S THREE-CLAWED WORM SKINK - Anomalopus verreauxii
Three-clawed Worm-skink (Anomalopus verreauxii) photographed at Woolgoolga, NSW

Three-clawed Worm-skink (Anomalopus verreauxii) photographed at Hawthorne, Brisbane, Qld
Underside of a Three-clawed Worm-skink (Anomalopus verreauxii) photographed at Hawthorne, Brisbane, Qld

Three-clawed Worm-skink (Anomalopus verreauxii) photographed at Hawthorne, Brisbane, Qld
Three-clawed Worm-skink (Anomalopus verreauxii) photographed at Hawthorne, Brisbane, Qld
The Three-clawed Worm-skink (Anomalopus verreauxii) has three tiny claws on each front leg (shown above) and the back legs have been reduced to stumps

Three-clawed Worm-skink (Anomalopus verreauxii) photographed at Hawthorne, Brisbane, Qld
Three-clawed Worm-skink (Anomalopus verreauxii) photographed at Hawthorne, Brisbane, Qld

Three-clawed Worm-skink (Anomalopus verreauxii) photographed at Hawthorne, Brisbane, Qld
Three-clawed Worm-skink (Anomalopus verreauxii) photographed at Hawthorne, Brisbane, Qld

Three-clawed Worm-skink (Anomalopus verreauxii) photographed at Hawthorne, Brisbane, Qld
Three-clawed Worm-skink (Anomalopus verreauxii) photographed at Hawthorne, Brisbane, Qld

Three-clawed Worm-skink (Anomalopus verreauxii) photographed at Hawthorne, Brisbane, Qld
Three-clawed Worm-skink (Anomalopus verreauxii) photographed at Hawthorne, Brisbane, Qld

Three-clawed Worm-skink (Anomalopus verreauxii) photographed at Hawthorne, Brisbane, Qld
Three-clawed Worm-skink (Anomalopus verreauxii) photographed at Hawthorne, Brisbane, Qld

Click here to see photos of Three-clawed Worm-skinks(Anomalopus verreauxii) at flickr

Click here to see photos of Three-clawed Worm-skinks (Anomalopus verreauxii) at flickr


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