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Species profile—Saproscincus challengeri (orange-tailed shadeskink)

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Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Scincidae (skinks) → Saproscincus challengeri (orange-tailed shadeskink)

Photo of Saproscincus challengeri (orange-tailed shadeskink) - Gynther, I.,DEHP
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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Scincidae (skinks)
Scientific name
Saproscincus challengeri (Boulenger, 1887)
Common name
orange-tailed shadeskink
Type reference
Boulenger, G.A. 1887. Catalogue of the Lizards of the British Museum (Natural History). 3. British Museum, London. 575pp.
WildNet taxon ID
123
Synonym(s)
Lygosoma challengeri
Lampropholis challengeri
Leiolopisma challengeri
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=123

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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