About this object

Medium-sized skink with prominent creamy-white rings around the eyes, smooth scales and short limbs. Pale to dark brown above, some animals are uniform above, others have two dark stripes along the back enclosing small white or cream spots, flanks paler with a few large pale spots with dark edges, grey or white below. Length up to 31 cm.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
  • Scientific name
    Egernia whitii (Lacepede, 1804)
  • Classification
  • Common name
    White's Skink
  • Collector
  • Date collected
  • Place collected
    Oceania: Australia: Victoria: Portland Bay
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Donated by C. Warren, 1877
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Other number(s)
    previous number: 17.2.1877.6
Object view = Natural Science
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