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Species profile—Carlia pectoralis (open-litter rainbow skink)


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Species details

Animalia (animals)
Reptilia (reptiles)
Scincidae (skinks)
Scientific name
Carlia pectoralis (de Vis, 1884)
Common name
open-litter rainbow skink
Type reference
De Vis, C.W. (1884) A conspectus of the genus Heteropus. [In Anon]. Brisbane Courier, November15, P. 6. Republished 1884, Daily Observer, November 15, p.3. (Abstract of de Vis 1885).
De Vis (1885) A conspectus of the genus Heteropus. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland, 1, 166-73.
WildNet taxon ID
Alternate name(s)
open-litter rainbow-skink
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Conservation significant
Pest status

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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.

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

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Last updated
8 March 2022
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