THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA

AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PHOTOS AND INFORMATION
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COLUBRID SNAKES - Colubridae Homalopsidae Mud Snakes

PYTHON SNAKES - Pythonidae

ELAPID SNAKES - Elapidae Cobras Coral Snakes

SEA SNAKES - Hydrophiinae Laticaudidae Sea Kraits

FILE SNAKES - Acrochordidae

BLIND SNAKES - Worm Snakes - Typhlopidae Ramphotyphlops

TURTLES Tortoises Chelonii Testudines

DRAGON LIZARDS Agamas Agamidae

GECKO LIZARDS Gekkonidae

LEGLESS LIZARDS Pygopodidae Pygopods

MONITOR LIZARDS Goannas Varanids Varanidae

SKINK LIZARDS Scincidae

CROCODILES Crocodylia Crocodilia Saltwater freshwater estuarine


MURRAY'S SKINK
or
BLUE SPECKLED FOREST SKINK

Karma (=Silvascincus) (was Eulamprus) murrayi
(Note that the genus Silvascincus is a junior synonym of Karma)
BLUE SPECKLED FOREST SKINK or MURRAY'S SKINK Karma (Silvascincus or Eulamprus) murrayi
This Murray's Skink Karma murrayi was found at Dorrigo National Park, NSW.

This species was extremely common in the area basking on rocks and logs, and often allowed us to approach them to take photos without running away.
  
Approximate distribution of the Murray's Skink Karma murrayi
Approximate distribution of the Murray's Skink Karma murrayi

BLUE SPECKLED FOREST SKINK or MURRAY'S SKINK Karma (Silvascincus or Eulamprus) murrayi
This baby Murray's Skink Karma murrayi was found at Crystal Shower Falls, Dorrigo, NSW. - the pattern changes drastically as the lizard grows!

BLUE SPECKLED FOREST SKINK or MURRAY'S SKINK Karma (Silvascincus or Eulamprus) murrayi
Murray's Skink Karma murrayi is often found in small colonies amongst rocks or rotten logs. Females may give birth to up to 5 live young.


LINKS OF INTEREST


Click here for a complete list of Australian Skinks

Click here for more information about Australian Skinks

Atlas of Living Australia - Silvascincus murrayi (Boulenger, 1887)

Queensland Government - Species profile Karma murrayi (Scincidae)-

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

OTHER LINKS

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