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Grass-skinks
Lygosoma - Gray, 1845

Pronunciation: LIE-gog-SOH-mah
 Etymology: 'flexible body'.1

Taxonomic notes:

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

Size range:
Smallest Australian species: Christmas Island grass-skink (Lygosoma bowringii) at 3.6 cm
 Longest Australian species: Christmas Island grass-skink (Lygosoma bowringii) at 3.6 cm
Number of Australian species: 1
 

Christmas Island grass-skink (Lygosoma bowringii)
Christmas Island
Photo © Hal Cogger
Christmas Island grass-skink (Lygosoma bowringii) distribution range map Lygosoma bowringii
Christmas Island grass-skink
Year described
(G√ľnther 1864)
Description

References
  1. Ehmann, Harald (1992). Encyclopedia of Australian animals: Reptiles. Angus and Robertson. 495 pp - search web for this book
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