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Satinay sand skink

satinay sand skink (Coggeria naufragus)
Fraser Island, Queensland
Photo © Eric Vanderduys
Coggeria naufragus - Couper, Covacevich, Marsterson & Shea, 1996
Pronunciation  KOG-err-EE-ah   now-FREY-guss
Etymology  Coggeria: "For Harold Cogger, former Curator of Reptiles and Deputy Director of the Australian Museum, for his many contributions to knowledge and conservation."1
naufragus: From the Latin naufragus, meaning castaway, shipwrecked.1
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 12.6 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Known only from Queensland's Fraser island.

Found in the following Australian states/territories



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