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Common Skink / Keeled Indian Mabuya

Eutropis carinata


SKINK (Mabuya sps)... could be a common grass skink but it wasn't that large sized.

1 species ID suggestions

Ashish 6 years ago
Common Indian Skink
Eutropis carinata lankae Eutropis carinata | The Reptile Database


AnjaliAnantharam 6 years ago

Please join and add to the mission ..

ChimeTsetan 6 years ago

No biggie :) even i am not sure, but i find it nice opportunity to explore western ghats... but if anyone of ur colleages interested here is the link

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 6 years ago

Chime... really not possible... I go to hills on weekly off from my work...

ChimeTsetan 6 years ago

@ Ashish, will you be joining the Gerry martin project snake captures in the western ghats flanking Goa ? i saw in facebook.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 6 years ago

Thanks Mark... I love to wander on Western ghat hills... everything of Web of life seen here.. My entire collection is spotted here (except some flowers and butterflied spotted in Delhi)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Ashish you are a lucky man - one of my greatest wishes is to explore in the Western ghats. Maybe if I win the lottery....

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 6 years ago

If you check carefully This is Reddish than others find in Western ghats. Thisnis separate South Indian Sub specie. I do not find such Reddish Skink here in Maharashtra.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Typical India ! It looks very much like our skinks but lovely bright colours. Wonderful.

ChimeTsetan 6 years ago

Thank you Ashish for the id.
Could be a Juvenile... normally E.carinata are big sized skinks. :) I am always confused between E.carinata, macularia, and bibronii..

Stian Waaler
Stian Waaler 6 years ago

Wow, fantastic skink

Hubballi, Goa, India

Lat: 14.97, Long: 75.04

Spotted on Nov 24, 2011
Submitted on Nov 24, 2011

Spotted for mission

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