|Three-toed earless skink|
The three-toed earless skink (Hemiergis decresiensis) is a viviparous earless skink from southeastern Australia.
Hemiergis decresiensis is a thin, smooth-scaled lizard with short legs, a movable, transparent lower eyelid and no visible ear opening. It is a burrowing species with only three small toes on each limb. The upper surface is a rich brown colour with a few dark brown stripes or spots. Its sides are greyish brown with darker spots and there is a narrow dark brown line along the side of the head and through the eye.It lays several oval-shaped eggs that hatch only a few days later.
The earless skinks form the genus Hemiergis in the skink family Scincidae. All earless skinks are native to Australia.
The copper-tailed ctenotus or copper-tailed skink, is a species of medium-sized skink found commonly along the eastern seaboard of Australia and throughout the country generally. Striped skinks are found in open bushland and heathland. They can grow to be 30 cm long.
The western three-toed skink is a species of lizard with tiny legs in the family Scincidae. It is found in Western Europe. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, temperate shrubland, Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, temperate grassland, sandy shores, arable land, pastureland, and rural gardens. It was first described 1829 by the French naturalist Georges Cuvier. The generic name comes from the Greek "chalcides" meaning 'copper' and the specific name is derived from the Latin "striatus" meaning 'streak'.
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Morethia boulengeri is a species of lizard in the family Scincidae. The species is endemic to Australia.
The rainbow skink is a species of Afro-Malagasy mabuya or skink in the subfamily Lygosominae.
The African five-lined skink, sometimes called rainbow mabuya, is a species of African skink in the subfamily Lygosominae. T. margaritifera is also known as the rainbow skink.
The two-toed earless skink(Hemiergis quadrilineata) is a common species of skink found in coastal south-western Australia. It is characterised by its long tail, an absence of ear-holes, shiny skin, yellow underside and short weak limbs, each of which with only two toes. It can grow to be over 10 cm in length, however the average size is approximately 7.5 cm. It also exhibits a snake-like movement, and due the small size and non-functionality of limbs in locomotion, it is often referred to as a legless lizard.
The four-toed earless skink, also known commonly as Péron's earless skink, the lowlands earless skink, or the four-toed mulch skink, is a viviparous earless skink endemic to southern Australia.
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Lankascincus taprobanensis, also known as the smooth Lanka skink or Ceylon tree skink, is a species of skink endemic to the island of Sri Lanka.
The tree-crevice skink or tree skink (Egernia striolata) is a species of skink, a lizard in the family Scincidae.
Hosmer's spiny-tailed skink or Hosmer's skink is a species of large skink, a lizard in the family Scincidae. The species is a diurnal, rock-dwelling species native to Northern Australia.
The three-toed skink can refer to several animals, all of the family Scincidae:
The south-western mulch-skink is a species of skink found in Western Australia.
The southwestern earless skink is a species of skink found in South Australia and Western Australia.
The Triodia earless skink is a species of skink found in Australia.
The Victoria three-toed earless skink is a species of skink found in New South Wales and Victoria in Australia.
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