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Nangur spiny skink
Nangura - Covacevich, Couper & James, 1993

Pronunciation: nan-GHUR-a
Etymology: after the type locality for this genus.

Taxonomic notes:

Described in 1993.1

Notes: Monotypic genus. See species details for more.
Statistics: Reproductive modes:
Live-bearing - 1 out of 1 Australian species

Size range:
Smallest Australian species: Nangur spiny skink (Nangura spinosa) at 9.5 cm
 Longest Australian species: Nangur spiny skink (Nangura spinosa) at 9.5 cm
Number of Australian species: 1

Nangur spiny skink (Nangura spinosa)
South-east Queensland
Photo © Stewart Macdonald
Nangur spiny skink (Nangura spinosa) distribution range map Nangura spinosa
Nangur spiny skink
Year described
Covacevich, Couper & James 1993
Brownish. Scattered dark pattern on back. Lighter bars on flank. Strongly keeled scales on sides, back and tail.

  1. Covacevich, J. A.; Couper, P. J.; & James, C. (1993). A new skink, Nangura spinosa gen. et sp. nov., from a dry rainforest of southeastern Queensland. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 34(1):159-167. - search web for this article
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