Hosmer's Skink photographed at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, Brisbane, Queensland.
Image by ozwildlife - Some rights reserved.
HOSMER'S SKINK FACTS
Hosmer's Skink is a spiny lizard with 3 or 4 sharp keels on each dorsal scale. It was one long spine on each tail scale. The body is pale yellow-brown or reddish brown. It has dark spots and pale blotches on the body - these are more prominent at the head and front part of the body.
rocky ranges and outcrops. Shelters in rock crevices
leaves, shoots, berries, invertebrates
tropical Queensland around Gulf of Carpentaria and south of Cape York
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
|Common Name:||Hosmer's Skink|
Relatives in same Genus
Cunningham's Skink (E. cunninghami)
King's Skink (E. kingii)
Land Mullet (E. major)
Stoke's Skink (E. stokesii)
White's Skink (E. whitii)