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species

Common Blue-tongued Lizard
Tiliqua scincoides (White, 1790)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Squamata - lizards and snakes »  family Scincidae - skinks »  genus Tiliqua - blue-tongued skinks

Scientific synonyms

Lacerta scincoides White, 1790
Scincus crotaphomelas Lacépède, 1804
Scincus tuberculatus Merrem, 1820

Other names

= Common Blue Tongue
= Common Bluetongue Skink
= Eastern Blue-tongued Lizard
= Eastern Bluetongue Skink
= Northern Bluetongue Skink

Least Concern LC

Images

Tiliqua scincoides chimaerea - Tanimbar Blue-tongued Skink

Tiliqua scincoides chimaerea - Tanimbar Blue-tongued Skink

Author: Zdeněk Chalupa

Tiliqua scincoides chimaerea - Tanimbar Blue-tongued Skink

Tiliqua scincoides chimaerea - Tanimbar Blue-tongued Skink

Author: Zdeněk Chalupa

Tiliqua scincoides - Common Blue-tongued Lizard

Author: ing. David Rimeš

Tiliqua scincoides - Common Blue-tongued Lizard

Author: ing. David Rimeš

Tiliqua scincoides - Common Blue-tongued Lizard

Author: Elias Neideck

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Tiliqua scincoides chimaerea - Common Blue-tongued Lizard

Tiliqua scincoides chimaerea - Common Blue-tongued Lizard

Author: Pavel Zuber

Tiliqua scincoides chimaerea - Tanimbar Blue-tongued Skink

Tiliqua scincoides chimaerea - Tanimbar Blue-tongued Skink

Author: Pavel Zuber

Tiliqua scincoides chimaerea - Tanimbar Blue-tongued Skink

Tiliqua scincoides chimaerea - Tanimbar Blue-tongued Skink

Author: Pavel Zuber
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Distribution

Australia (New South Wales, North Territory, Queensland, SE South Australia, Victoria, NW West Australia)

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Tiliqua scincoides chimaerea Shea, 2000 - Tanimbar Blue-tongued Skink

Tiliqua scincoides chimaerea

subspecies Tiliqua scincoides intermedia Mitchell, 1955 - Northern Blue-tongued Skink
subspecies Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (White, 1790) - Eastern Blue-tongued Skink

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [93ac91f7-6083-4a6c-b9cf-0dab6f3853db]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Tiliqua scincoides (White, 1790)]
Data retrieved on: 26 January 2015

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