THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA - SKINKS

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Skinks of Australia

CROCODILES Crocodylia Crocodilia Saltwater freshwater estuarine

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ALPINE WATER SKINK
Eulamprus kosciuskoi

ALPINE WATER SKINK Eulamprus kosciuskoi
Alpine Water Skink (Eulamprus kosciuskoi) - Captive specimen belonging to Gerry Swan

Approximate Distribution of the Alpine Water Skink Eulamprus kosciuskoi
Approximate Distribution of the Alpine Water Skink (Eulamprus kosciuskoi)

There are several other species of water skinks in Australia - they are often incorrectly identified!
The Alpine Water Skink Eulamprus kosciuskoi may be confused with the following similar looking species:-

COMMON NAME (INTERNAL LINK)

SCIENTIFIC NAME (EXTERNAL LINK)

DISTRIBUTION

Yellow-bellied Water-skink

Eulamprus heatwolei

NSW, ACT, Vic, SA

Eastern (Common) Water Skink

Eulamprus quoyii

NSW, Qld, SA, Vic

Southern Water-skink

Eulamprus tympanum tympanum

NSW, SA, Vic

Corangamite Water Skink or
Dreeite Water Skink

Eulamprus tympanum marnieae

Vic



LINKS OF INTEREST

Complete list of Skinks found in the ACT (Canberra)

More information about Australian Skinks
Australianherpetology.com

Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia 7th Edition A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia 5th edition Edition

OTHER LINKS

Find a Random Species of Australian Reptile

Visit the Australian Herpetology Website








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Updated August 29, 2020

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