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Viviparous (live young). Females give birth to between 2 and 6 live young. Gregarious, meaning living in small groups. Long-lived with a lifespan of up to 8 years. Moult 3 to 5 times a year.
|Other Common Names
White's Skink, White's Rock-skink
May have distinctive stripes and spots.
Omnivore. Invertebrates including ants, spiders and millipedes. Occasionally plant material.
Widely distributed throughout Victoria in rocky areas. Lives in burrows under rocks.
Native to Australia
Distribution maps indicate current and historic locations where species have been sighted.
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
|DEPI Advisory List
The conservation status of species is listed within Victoria and Australia.
The Department of Environment and Primary Industry (DEPI) Advisory List consists of non-statutory advisory lists of rare or threatened flora and fauna within Victoria.
The Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 (FFG Act) lists threatened species in Victoria. Under the Act, an Action Statement is produced for each listed species.
The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) is the Australian Government’s key piece of environmental legislation, listing nationally threatened native species and ecological communities.