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Eungella shadeskink

Eungella shadeskink (Saproscincus eungellensis)
Eungella, Queensland
Photo © Brendan Schembri
Saproscincus eungellensis - Sadlier, Couper, Colgan, Vanderduys & Rickard, 2005
Pronunciation  SAP-roh-SKINK-uss   YOUNG-ghell-ENN-siss
Etymology  Saproscincus: 'rotten skink'1, in reference to their use of decaying leaf-litter as a microhabitat.
eungellensis: 'from Eungella', after the type locality.
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 6.7 cm
Clutch size
Average: 2
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Clarke Range, Queensland. Eungella National Park.

Found in the following Australian states/territories



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