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Central pygmy spiny-tailed skink

central pygmy spiny-tailed skink (Egernia eos)
Warburton, Western Australia
Photo © Jordan de Jong
Egernia eos - Doughty, Kealley & Donnellan, 2011
Pronunciation  eh-GER-nee-ah   EE-oss
Etymology  eos: 'eos (Latin) refers to dawn, alluding to their eastern distribution relative to the other members of the species- group and the yellowy-red colour of the sky in the morning that appears in the east. Used as a noun in apposition.'1
Other names  pygmy spiny-tailed skink
Egernia depressa 
 
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 10.8 cm
Reproduction
Live-bearing
Litter size
Average: 2
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos

Range

Found in the following Australian states/territories

Western Australia, Northern Territory

Habitat

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