AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PHOTOS, DISTRIBUTION MAPS AND INFORMATION
This site covers Snakes and Lizards, Crocodiles and Turtles, including Colubrid snakes, Pythons, Elapids (called Cobras or Coral Snakes in some countries), Sea Snakes, File Snakes, Blind (or Worm) Snakes, Sea Turtles, Freshwater Turtles (or Tortoises) Dragon Lizards (Agamas), Gecko's, Legless Lizards, Monitor Lizards (often called Goanna's in Australia), Skinks and Crocodilia.
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Dark-flecked Garden Sunskink
or Delicate, Garden or
The photo of Lampropholis delicata above was taken at Worongary on the Gold Coast, Queensland
Dark-flecked Garden Sunskink Lampropholis delicata photographed in the Canberra region, ACT
Lampropholis delicata photographed at Perigian Beach on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland
Lampropholis delicata photographed at Noosa Spit on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland
Dark-flecked Garden Sunskinks Lampropholis delicata may drop their tails (as shown in this photo) extremely easily.
The Dark-flecked Garden Sunskink Lampropholis delicata is a very common species in many areas of Australia and it is also found in Hawaii where it is known as a Rainbow Skink
the Common Grass Skink Lampropholis guichenoti which it is often confused with, as both species vary in patterning, and may occur in the same areas.
Updated September 9, 2018