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Sheen-skink
Eugongylus - Fitzinger, 1843

Pronunciation: you-GONG-il-uss
Etymology: 'well rounded'

Taxonomic notes:

Notes:
Statistics: Reproductive modes:
Oviparous - 1 out of 1 Australian species

Size range:
Smallest Australian species: bar-lipped sheen-skink (Eugongylus rufescens) at 17 cm
 Longest Australian species: bar-lipped sheen-skink (Eugongylus rufescens) at 17 cm
Number of Australian species: 1
 

bar-lipped sheen-skink (Eugongylus rufescens)
Amau Village, Central Province, Papua New Guinea
Photo © Eric Rittmeyer
bar-lipped sheen-skink (Eugongylus rufescens) distribution range map Eugongylus rufescens
Bar-lipped sheen-skink
Year described
(Shaw 1802)
Description

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