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Dwarf litter-skink

dwarf litter-skink (Pygmaeascincus timlowi)
Biggenden, Queensland
Photo © Mark Sanders
Pygmaeascincus timlowi - Ingram, 1977
Pronunciation  pig-MEE-ah-SKINK-uss   tim-low-ee
Etymology  Pygmaeascincus: "From the Latin pygmaea for pygmy. Referring to the very small size of the three species. These skinks, at SVL < 30 mm, are amongst the smallest skinks in the world".1
timlowi: Named after Queensland naturalist and writer Tim Low.
Other names  Menetia timlowi 
 
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 2.9 cm
Reproduction
Oviparous
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