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Bamboo Range rock skink

Bamboo Range rock skink (Liburnascincus artemis)
Musgrave region, Queensland
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Liburnascincus artemis - Hoskin & Couper, 2015
Pronunciation  lie-BURN-ah-SKINK-uss  
Etymology  Liburnascincus: 'Liburnus = God of lustful enjoyment, scincus = skink'1
artemis: "Named in reference to Artemis Station, the cattle property on which the type series was collected." (Hoskin & Couper 2015)
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Conservation status

This species does not appear to be listed as of conservation concern.

General threats

General threats to reptiles, and indeed all native wildlife, include:

Note: these are general threats and may not apply to this particular species.

How you can help

There are many ways you can help our reptiles. Here are my top three suggestions:

  1. donate to a habitat restoration organisation
  2. ensure your carbon footprint is as small as possible
  3. donate to another habitat restoration organisation
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