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South-western mulch-skink

south-western mulch-skink (Hemiergis gracilipes)
Lake Jasper, Western Australia
Photo © Jordan Vos
Hemiergis gracilipes - (Steindachner, 1870)
Pronunciation  hem-ee-URGE-iss  
Etymology  Hemiergis: 'half worker', in reference to the short limbs1
Other names  Glaphyromorphus gracilipes
Glaphyromorphus koontoolasi
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 9 cm
Litter size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Found in the following Australian states/territories

Western Australia


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