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Species profile—Saproscincus saltus (Cape Melville shade skink)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Scincidae (skinks) → Saproscincus saltus (Cape Melville shade skink)

Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Scincidae (skinks)
Scientific name
Saproscincus saltus Hoskin, 2013
Common name
Cape Melville shade skink
Type reference
Hoskin, C.J. (2013). A new skink (Scincidae: Saproscincus) from rocky rainforest habitat on Cape Melville, north-east Australia. Zootaxa 3722(3): 385-395.
WildNet taxon ID
34971
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Conservation significant
No
Confidential
Yes
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Terrestrial

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=34971

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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