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Orange-tailed soil-crevice skink

orange-tailed soil-crevice skink (Proablepharus naranjicaudus)
Pigeon Hole Station, Northern Territory
Photo © Lindley McKay
Proablepharus naranjicaudus - Greer, Fisher & Horner, 2004
Pronunciation  PRO-ah-BLEPH-ah-russ  
Etymology  naranjicaudus: "from the Arabic for 'orange' and the Latin for 'tail'"1
Other names   
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 4.6 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Ord-Victoria region in the north-west Northern Territory.

Found in the following Australian states/territories

Northern Territory


Brown and grey cracking-clay soils, with grassy cover.

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