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Species profile—Saproscincus basiliscus (basilisk shadeskink)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Scincidae (skinks) → Saproscincus basiliscus (basilisk shadeskink)

Photo of Saproscincus basiliscus (basilisk shadeskink) - Dollery, C.,Colin Dollery,2003
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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Scincidae (skinks)
Scientific name
Saproscincus basiliscus (Ingram & Rawlinson, 1981)
Common name
basilisk shadeskink
Type reference
Ingram, G. & Rawlinson, P. 1981. Five new species of skinks (genus Lampropholis) from Queensland and New South Wales. Mem. Q. Mus. 20(2): 311-17.
WildNet taxon ID
122
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=122

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

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