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Emerald Tree Skink

Lamprolepis smaragdina

Description:

The Emerald Tree Skink (Lamprolepis smaragdina), sometimes (ambiguously) known as "green tree skink", dwells in arboreal forests.

Habitat:

Eating mostly insects and other small creatures, although occasionally living of fruit and plants, they prefer bare tree trunks without climbing plants.

Notes:

Alice, thanks for the help with the identification.

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4 Comments

Hello Lisa,I have removed this reptile spotting from the 'Amphibians of the World' Mission :)

noi.valencia
noi.valencia 9 years ago

when i was a young boy i consider this type of lizard as a gecko or we called tuko in tagalog,this type of lizard still existing here in the philippines,they love the morning sunshine..!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 9 years ago

Hi. I think you meant to join Reptiles of the World mission?

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

Almost looks like a Skink?

LisaGrant
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LisaGrant

Sorsogon, Philippines

Spotted on Jan 1, 2012
Submitted on Jan 30, 2012

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