THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA - SKINKS

AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PHOTOS AND INFORMATION
Covering Australian Snakes and Lizards, Crocodiles and Turtles

PLEASE SHARE THIS PAGE

HOME

COLUBRID SNAKES - Colubridae Homalopsidae Mud Snakes

PYTHON SNAKES - Pythonidae

ELAPID SNAKES - Elapidae Cobras Coral Snakes

SEA SNAKES - Hydrophiinae Laticaudidae Sea Kraits

FILE SNAKES - Acrochordidae

BLIND SNAKES - Worm Snakes - Typhlopidae Ramphotyphlops

Selection of Australian Frogs

TURTLES Tortoises Chelonii Testudines

DRAGON LIZARDS Agamas Agamidae

GECKO LIZARDS Gekkonidae

LEGLESS LIZARDS Pygopodidae Pygopods

MONITOR LIZARDS Goannas Varanids Varanidae

Skinks of Australia

CROCODILES Crocodylia Crocodilia Saltwater freshwater estuarine

Reptiles of the World


SOUTHERN WATER SKINK
Eulamprus tympanum tympanum
and the

Corangamite Water Skink
or Dreeite Water Skink

Eulamprus tympanum marnieae
(subspecies status uncertain)

Southern water skink Eulamprus tympanum tympanum
Sub-adult Southern Water Skink (Eulamprus tympanum tympanum) from Darebin, Melbourne , Victoria


This Southern Water Skink (Eulamprus tympanum tympanum) was found near the restaurant close to the peak of Mt Macedon in Victoria.
Although this species is usually found near water sources such as creeks rivers and lakes, there did not appear to be any sign of water anywhere near this location.



Eulamprus tympanum map

Southern water-skink - Eulamprus tympanum
This Southern Water Skink (Eulamprus tympanum tympanum) is from Tower Hill, Victoria.


Sub-adult Southern Water Skink (Eulamprus tympanum tympanum).
Notice the lack of dorsolateral "yellow"striping.

 


Southern Water Skink (Eulamprus tympanum tympanum) from southwestern Victoria


Southern Water Skink (Eulamprus tympanum tympanum) From Southwestern Victoria


Southern Water Skink (Eulamprus tympanum tympanum) from southwestern Victoria

Southern water skink Eulamprus tympanum tympanum
Sub-adult Southern Water Skink (Eulamprus tympanum tympanum) from Darebin, Melbourne, Victoria

----------------------

The Corangamite Water Skink or Dreeite Water Skink Eulamprus tympanum marnieae is only found in the Lake Bolac/Lake Colac region of Victoria and some previously known populations no longer exist.
----------------------
Eulamprus tympanum 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

Alpine Water Skink

Eulamprus kosciuskoi

NSW, ACT, Vic

Eastern (Common) Water Skink

Eulamprus quoyii

NSW, Qld, SA, Vic


LINKS OF INTEREST

Species Profile and Threats Database - Eulamprus tympanum marnieae

Ecolinc - Corangamite Water Skink

More Information about Australian Skinks

More Information about Australian Reptiles


RECOMMENDED AMAZON BOOKS
(Affiliate commission earned)

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0987244752/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0987244752&linkCode=as2&tag=johnfowlerrachel&linkId=332da9602d303d05fe166623dba337c9 A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia 5th edition Edition

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases

OTHER LINKS

Find a Random Species of Australian Reptile

Visit the Australian Herpetology Website








SKINKS OF THE WORLD

Skinks of Australia

Skinks of Australia

Skinks of Victoria

SKINK LIZARDS Scincidae

Skinks of Tasmania

Reptiles of Australia

Reptiles of the World

Skinks
of
The World

Skinks
of
Australia

Skinks
of South
Australia

Skinks
of
Victoria

Skinks
of
ACT

Skinks
of
Tasmania

Reptiles
of
Australia

Reptiles
of
The World



SOME REPTILE LISTS BY STATE OR TERRITORY


Reptiles of South Australia REPTILES OF VICTORIA Reptiles of the ACT(Canberra)

Reptiles of South Australia

Reptiles
of
Victoria

Reptiles of the
ACT

Reptiles of Tasmania

Reptiles of Lord Howe Island

Reptiles of Christmas Island

Reptiles of Cocos Keeling Islands

Reptiles of Norfolk Island



ANY CONTRIBUTION APPRECIATED


About John Fowler | About John Hollister | Report Faulty Link | Report an Error

Contact John Fowler Author of the Australian Herpetology Website, Pythons of the World, BoaSnakes.info, PetGecko.info and Holiday in Kos - Owner of the Adelaide Reptile Forum

Contact John Hollister Author of John Hollister Reptile Collection - Herping the Trans-Pecos & Sweetwater, Texas Rattlesnake Roundup

Copyright 2021 John Fowler, Rachel Barnes and John Hollister. All rights reserved. Reproduction or re-use of information or materials from this web site is strictly prohibited and against international law.
(NOTE:- No permission is needed to link to this web page)

Note Content provided by other contributors cannot be used without their permission.

Updated November 23, 2021


This site is supported by these affiliates CryptoTab Browser, Coinbase and Pi

*

#


?


**