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Yellow-bellied water-skink

Eulamprus heatwolei

Description:

Lizard, skink but larger than garden skinks, maybe 250mm long, shiny black with gold scaled spots patterned on top and random white spots under

Habitat:

hiding in rodks, very close to strong rapids river in dense and tall eucalyptus forest

Notes:

I only saw the whole animal for a second after which it would only expose the front half, there were a few others inside, hooded eyes.
https://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:...

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2 Comments

MartinL
MartinL 10 years ago

Nice pic. You're invited to add this to our latest mission for SE Australia. http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8196...

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 years ago

ID at last

Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Dec 12, 2011
Submitted on Dec 12, 2011

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