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Species profile—Tiliqua rugosa (shingle-back)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Scincidae (skinks) → Tiliqua rugosa (shingle-back)

Photo of Tiliqua rugosa (shingle-back) - Dollery, C.,QPWS,2001
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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Scincidae (skinks)
Scientific name
Tiliqua rugosa (Gray, 1825)
Common name
shingle-back
Type reference
Gray, J.E. (1825). A synopsis of the genera of reptiles and Amphibia, with a description of some new species. Annals of Philosophy, 10, 193-217.
WildNet taxon ID
103
Synonym(s)
Trachydosaurus rugosus asper
Tiliqua rugosa asper
Tiliqua rugosa aspera
Trachydosaurus rugosa
Alternate name(s)
shingleback
stumpy-tail
stumpy tail lizard
sleepy lizard
shingleback lizard
pinecone lizard
boggi
bobtail
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=103

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
23 October 2019
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