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Nangur spiny skink

Nangur spiny skink (Nangura spinosa)
South-east Queensland
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Nangura spinosa - Covacevich, Couper & James, 1993
Pronunciation  nan-GHUR-a   spin-OH-sah
Etymology  Nangura: after the type locality for this genus.
spinosa: 'spiny'.
Other names   
 
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 9.5 cm
Reproduction
Live-bearing
Litter size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos

Range

Found in two isolated patches of forest near the town of Murgon, south-east Queensland. One population contains around 35 adults, while the other numbers in the hundreds1.

Found in the following Australian states/territories

Queensland

Habitat

Found in hoop pine plantation and in semi-evergreen vine thicket.2

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