Cryptoblepharus pannosus Ragged Snake-eyed Skink
Hills Homestead Trail, Flinders Ranges National Park, South Australia, AustraliaOctober 19, 2015
Ragged Snake-eyed Skink (Cryptoblepharus pannosus)
I usually find Cryptoblepharus skinks on the sides of vertical surfaces or on the top of horizontal surfaces. This was an interesting exception. I spotted it from a pretty long distance away due to its protruding head and neck forming a classic lizard silhouette.
Wilpena Pound Resort, Flinders Ranges National Park, South Australia, AustraliaOctober 20, 2015
Ragged Snake-eyed Skink (Cryptoblepharus pannosus)
Two similar Cryptoblepharus species are found in this area, the other being Cryptoblepharus australis. I believe these two are C. pannosus based on the distinctive ragged outline of the dark stripe down the back.
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