THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA

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Broad-Banded Sand Swimmer
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Desert Banded Skink

Eremiascincus richardsonii

Eremiascincus richardsonii Broad-Banded Sand Swimmer

The photograph above shows a sub-adult Broad-Banded Sand Swimmer Eremiascincus richardsonii from the Dublin area of South Australia.
Eremiascincus richardsonii Broad-Banded Sand Swimmer map
The Broad-Banded Sand Swimmer Eremiascincus richardsonii is found in all states of Australia except Tasmania, and are not found in the ACT.

They mainly occur in desert and semi-desert regions

Eremiascincus richardsonii Broad-Banded Sand Swimmer

The Broad-Banded Sand Swimmer Eremiascincus richardsonii is a common nocturnal species is often found in sandy areas they are also found in rocky areas and are sometimes called Desert banded skinks.

Broad-Banded Sand SwimmerEremiascincus richardsonii

LINKS OF INTEREST

Click here for a complete list of Australian Skinks

Click here for a complete list of Skinks found in South Australia

Click here for more information about Australian Skinks

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