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Gidgee skink

gidgee skink (Egernia stokesii)
Broken Hill, NSW
Photo © David Fischer
Egernia stokesii - (J.E. Gray, 1845)
Pronunciation  eh-GER-nee-ah  
Etymology  stokesii: 'after Admiral John Lort Stokes, officer of the British Royal Navy who served on the HMS Beagle under the command of Robert Fitzroy at the same time when Charles Darwin made his voyage.'
Other names  Stokes' skink
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 20 cm
Litter size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Found in the following Australian states/territories

New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia


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