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Lord Howe Island skink

Lord Howe Island skink (Cyclodina lichenigera)
Lord Howe Island
Photo © Mark Sanders
Cyclodina lichenigera - (O'Shaughnessy, 1874)
Pronunciation  SY-klo-DEE-nah  
Etymology  Cyclodina: 'little Cyclodus', after another genus of skink
Other names  Pseudemoia lichenigera
Oligosoma lichenigera
Leiolopisma lichenigerum
Vaderscincus lichenigera1
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 8 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Found in the following Australian states/territories

Lord Howe Island, Norfolk Island


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