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Long-legged worm-skink

long-legged worm-skink (Anomalopus mackayi)
Wallangra, New South Wales
Photo © Rob Valentic
Anomalopus mackayi - Greer & Cogger, 1985
Pronunciation  ann-OMM-ah-loh-puss  
Etymology  Anomalopus: 'strange foot'.
mackayi: "Named for Roy D. Mackay, formerly of the Australian Museum and founder of the Australian Herpetological Society."1
Other names  five-clawed worm-skink (despite each individual having ten claws in total (G. Shea, pers. comm 2012))
 
 
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 12.3 cm
Reproduction
Oviparous
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos

Range

Found in the following Australian states/territories

New South Wales, Queensland

Habitat

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