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Blue Mountains water-skink

Blue Mountains water-skink (Eulamprus leuraensis)
Blue Mountains, New South Wales
Photo © David Fischer
Eulamprus leuraensis - Wells & Wellington, 1984
Pronunciation  you-LAM-pruss   LUE-rah-ENN-siss
Etymology  Eulamprus: 'good-beautiful'1
leuraensis: 'from Leura'.2
Other names  Blue Mountains swamp-skink1
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 7 cm
Litter size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Known only from the Newnes Plateau, and Leura and Wentworth Falls, Blue Mountains.

Found in the following Australian states/territories

New South Wales


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