Carlia munda Shaded-litter Rainbow Skink
Also known as:
White-lipped Rainbow Skink
Litchfield National Park, Northern Territory, AustraliaNovember 17, 2009
Shaded-litter Rainbow Skink (Carlia munda)
I am pretty sure that this lizard is a breeding male Carlia munda, based in part on the pronounced white lip, and on photos like the ones here and here. But I haven’t entirely convinced myself that it’s not a breeding male of the very similar Carlia rufilatus. If you know more, please send me email.

I’ve written up an account of this three-week trip to Australia here.

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