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Land Mullet Skink

Land Mullet Skink is a species of Australian lizards that are normally reported to be of a very shy nature. However, in some well-known National Parks, they have been seen to have become habituated with humans, scavenging close to them for scraps and leftover foods at picnic and camping sites.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Family Scincidae
    Genus Bellatorias
    Species B. major
    Scientific Name Bellatorias major

    Length/Size Up to 60 cm (23.6 inches)
    Body Coloration Glossy black scales on the dorsal side and dull yellowish brown on the ventral
    Range/Distribution South-eastern Australia
    Habitat Restricted to the rainforest
    Diet/Food Woody fungi, mushrooms, berries, seeds, insects including beetles and grasshoppers, as also decaying fruit material
    Breeding Season Winter
    Clutch Size 4 to 9 live young
    Mode of Reproduction Viviparous
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on January 12th 2019 by under Skinks. Article was last reviewed on 10th January 2019.

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