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Bar-sided forest-skink

bar-sided forest-skink (Eulamprus tenuis)
Finch Hatton Gorge, Queensland
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Eulamprus tenuis - (Gray, 1831)
Pronunciation  you-LAM-pruss   TEN-you-iss
Etymology  Eulamprus: 'good-beautiful'1
tenuis: 'slender'.1
Other names  barred-sided skink
Sphenomorphus tenuis 
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 8.5 cm
Litter size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Found in the following Australian states/territories

New South Wales, Queensland


"Associated with forest in northern part of range and with woodland in southern part; commensal of humans in some areas. Arboreal and saxicolous; diurnal, crepuscular, and nocturnal; heliothermic but usually only in filtered or patchy sunlight."2

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