THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA - SKINKS

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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

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TURTLES Tortoises Chelonii Testudines

DRAGON LIZARDS Agamas Agamidae

GECKO LIZARDS Gekkonidae

LEGLESS LIZARDS Pygopodidae Pygopods

MONITOR LIZARDS Goannas Varanids Varanidae

Skinks of Australia

CROCODILES Crocodylia Crocodilia Saltwater freshwater estuarine

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BROAD-BANDED SAND SWIMMER
or
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.



Approximate distribution of the Broad-Banded Sand Swimmer (Eremiascincus richardsonii) which 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
Broad-Banded Sand Swimmer (Eremiascincus richardsonii)

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SKINKS OF THE WORLD

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SKINK SPECIES LISTS BY STATE OR TERRITORY

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ACT SKINK LIZARDS Scincidae

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