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COMMON GRASS SKINK
or
Garden Skink
or Pale-flecked Garden Sunskink
Lampropholis guichenoti

Common Grass Skink Lampropholis guichenoti
The Common Grass Skink (Lampropholis guichenoti) above was photographed at Evans Crown, NSW

holis guichenoti above was photographed at Evans Crown, NSW
Approximate distribution of the Common Grass Skink (Lampropholis guichenoti)

Common Grass Skink Lampropholis guichenoti
The Common Grass Skink (Lampropholis guichenoti) above was photographed at Sturt Gorge, South Australia


Common Grass Skink Lampropholis guichenoti
These 3 Grass Skinks (Lampropholis guichenoti) were photographed at Lilly Pilly Point, Sydney, NSW. The one at the front looks like a male and the other 2 are gravid females

Common Grass Skink Lampropholis guichenoti
The Common Grass Skink (Lampropholis guichenoti) above was photographed at Alphington, Melbourne, Victoria.

This Common Grass Skink (Lampropholis guichenoti) was photographed at Sandergrove, South Australia
This Common Grass Skink (Lampropholis guichenoti) was photographed at Sandergrove, South Australia

This Common Grass Skink (Lampropholis guichenoti) was photographed at Sandergrove, South Australia
This Common Grass Skink (Lampropholis guichenoti) was photographed at Sandergrove, South Australia

 

This Common Grass Skink (Lampropholis guichenoti) was photographed at Sandergrove, South Australia
This Common Grass Skink (Lampropholis guichenoti) was photographed at Sandergrove, South Australia



Common Grass Skink - Lampropholis guichenoti
The Common Grass Skink (Lampropholis guichenoti) above was photographed basking at Mt Compass School Swamp, South Australia.


The Common Grass Skink (Lampropholis guichenoti) is an extremely common skink in many areas.
The Common Grass Skink (Lampropholis guichenoti) is an extremely common skink in many areas.
This one photographed at Woorabinda Reserve, Stirling, SA. gave me a dirty look and poked its tongue out!

See also the Dark-flecked Garden Sunskink (also often called a Grass Skink) (Lampropholis delicata)


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