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Species profile—Morethia ruficauda (lined firetail skink)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Scincidae (skinks) → Morethia ruficauda (lined firetail skink)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Scincidae (skinks)
Scientific name
Morethia ruficauda (Lucas & Frost, 1895)
Common name
lined firetail skink
WildNet taxon ID
135
Synonym(s)
Morethia ruficauda ruficauda
Alternate name(s)
fire-tailed skink
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
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=135

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
8 March 2022
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