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  Metallic Skink (Niveoscincus metallicus)





Metallic Skink | Niveoscincus metallicus photo
Metallic Skink (Niveoscincus metallicus), Austin's Ferry, Tasmania, Australia

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Metallic Skink | Niveoscincus metallicus photo
Metallic Skink (Niveoscincus metallicus), near Cradle Mountain, Tasmania, Australia

Image by D. Gordon E. Robertson - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

METALLIC SKINK FACTS



Classification
Class:Reptilia
Order:Squamata (Sauria)
Family:Scincidae
Genus:Niveoscincus
Species:metallicus
Common Name:Metallic Skink

Relatives in same Genus
  Tasmanian Tree Skink (N. pretiosus)