AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PHOTOS AND INFORMATION
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Broad-Banded Sand Swimmer
Desert Banded Skink
The photograph above shows a sub-adult Broad-Banded Sand Swimmer Eremiascincus richardsonii from the Dublin area of South Australia.
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
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.
Updated March 2, 2019