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Dark bar-sided skink

dark bar-sided skink (Eulamprus martini)
Girraween National Park, Queensland
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Eulamprus martini - Wells & Wellington, 1985
Pronunciation  you-LAM-pruss   MARR-tin-ee
Etymology  Eulamprus: 'good-beautiful'1
martini: after Keith Martin, from the Northern Territory's Conservation Commission.2
Other names  Concinnia martini 
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 7 cm
Litter size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Found in the following Australian states/territories

New South Wales, Queensland


Vine thickets, open forest to woodland; also in clearings in these habitats. Probably only rarely, if ever, in closed forest. Occasionally on man-made structures (e.g., brick structures) and in houses. Arboreal and saxicolous, being found on logs and stumps and under exfoliating rock. Often out during the day.3

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