THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA - SKINKS

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Skinks of Australia

CROCODILES Crocodylia Crocodilia Saltwater freshwater estuarine

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ALPINE WATER SKINK
Eulamprus kosciuskoi

ALPINE WATER SKINK Eulamprus kosciuskoi
Alpine Water Skink (Eulamprus kosciuskoi) - Captive specimen belonging to Gerry Swan

Approximate Distribution of the Alpine Water Skink Eulamprus kosciuskoi
Approximate Distribution of the Alpine Water Skink (Eulamprus kosciuskoi)

There are several other species of water skinks in Australia - they are often incorrectly identified!
The Alpine Water Skink (Eulamprus kosciuskoi) may be confused with the following similar looking species:-

COMMON NAME (INTERNAL LINK)

SCIENTIFIC NAME (EXTERNAL LINK)

DISTRIBUTION

Yellow-bellied Water-skink

Eulamprus heatwolei

NSW, ACT, Vic, SA

Eastern (Common) Water Skink

Eulamprus quoyii

NSW, Qld, SA, Vic

Southern Water-skink

Eulamprus tympanum tympanum

NSW, SA, Vic

Corangamite Water Skink or
Dreeite Water Skink

Eulamprus tympanum marnieae

Vic



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SKINKS OF THE WORLD

Skinks of Australia

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Skinks of Australia

Skinks of NSW

Skinks of Queensland

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Skinks of Victoria

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