AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PHOTOS, DISTRIBUTION MAPS AND INFORMATION
Covering Snakes and Lizards, Crocodiles and Turtles, including Colubrid snakes, Pythons, Elapids (called Cobras or Coral Snakes in some countries), Sea Snakes, File Snakes, Blind (or Worm) Snakes, Sea Turtles, Freshwater Turtles (or Tortoises) Dragon Lizards (Agamas), Gecko's, Legless Lizards, Monitor Lizards (often called Goanna's in Australia), Skinks and Crocodilia.
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This photo may be of one of the following 4 similar species
This species has now been split into the following 4 species
Open-litter rainbow-skink (Carlia pectoralis)
Whitsunday rainbow-skink (Carlia inconnexa)
Orange-flanked rainbow skink (Carlia rubigo)
Elegant rainbow skink (Carlia decora)
The map below is now out of date and covers all 4 species
Carlia pectoralis is only found in the southern half of the range below
Description of two new Carlia species (Reptilia: Scincidae) from north-east Australia, elevation of Carlia pectoralis inconnexa Ingram & Covacevich 1989 to full species status, and redescription of Carlia pectoralis (de Vis 1884)
A common small species which is found amongst grass (especially tussocks) and litter.
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