STRIPED SKINK FACTS
The Striped Skink is a medium sized skink. Striped Skinks are olive brown on top with stripes of dark brown and white running from head to tail. They have a black, white edged band along the centre of the back, and on either is a white band edged in black. The sides are dark brown and spotted with white.
up to 30cm
Striped skinks are found in open bushland and heathland. They live in rocky and sandy places, with cover nearby to escape from predators.
small invertebrates like insects and worms.
along the eastern seaboard of Australia
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:||Striped Skink|
Relatives in same Genus
Skink (C. pantherinus)
Robust striped skink (C. robustus)