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Southern water-skink

southern water-skink (Eulamprus tympanum)
Lake Mountain, Vic
Photo © David Fischer
Eulamprus tympanum - (Lönnberg & Andersson, 1913)
Pronunciation  you-LAM-pruss   TIM-pah-num
Etymology  Eulamprus: 'good-beautiful'1
tympanum: in reference to the tympanum (eardrum).1
Other names  Dreeite water skink
cool-temperate water-skink1
southern water skink
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 9.5 cm
Litter size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Found in the following Australian states/territories

Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria


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