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Three-toed earless skink

three-toed earless skink (Hemiergis decresiensis)
Adelaide, South Australia
Photo © Jordan de Jong
Hemiergis decresiensis - (Cuvier, 1829)
Pronunciation  hem-ee-URGE-iss  
Etymology  Hemiergis: 'half worker', in reference to the short limbs1
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 6 cm
Litter size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Found in the following Australian states/territories

South Australia


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