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COPPER-TAILED SKINK
Ctenotus taeniolatus

Copper-tailed Skink - Ctenotus taeniolatus
Adult Copper-tailed Skink (Ctenotus taeniolatus), La Perouse NSW

Approximate distribution of the Copper-tailed Skink (Ctenotus taeniolatus) map
Approximate distribution of the Copper-tailed Skink (Ctenotus taeniolatus)


Copper-tailed Skink - Ctenotus taeniolatus
Tail colouration is normally brighter in juvenile Copper-tailed Skinks (Ctenotus taeniolatus) than adults. This very young Copper-tailed Skink (Ctenotus taeniolatus) was photographed near Anvil Rock in the Blue Mountains NSW.


This half grown Copper-tailed Skink (Ctenotus taeniolatus) was photographed in the Canberra region , ACT

Copper-tailed Skink - Ctenotus taeniolatus
Adult Copper-tailed Skink (Ctenotus taeniolatus), La Perouse NSW

Adult Copper-tailed skink Ctenotus taeniolatus, Canberra, ACT
Adult Copper-tailed Skink (Ctenotus taeniolatus), Canberra, ACT


Adult Copper-tailed skink Ctenotus taeniolatus, Canberra, ACT
Adult Copper-tailed Skink (Ctenotus taeniolatus), Canberra, ACT

This is a very common species fast moving skink, found along the East coast and ranges of Australia.

Distributed from the Eastern half of Victoria through the ACT, far eastern NSW and Qld to the Cairns area of North Qld.

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Complete list of Skinks found in the ACT (Canberra)

More Information about Australian Skinks
Australianherpetology.com

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