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  Eutropis multifasciata
  Family Name : Scincidae

  Taxonomic Group : Vertebrates (Reptile)

  Common Names : Common Sun Skink, Many-lined Sun Skink

Common Sun Skink,Many-lined Sun Skink
  • Description
    • Description :
      Body robust, covered in shiny overlapping and strongly keeled scales, symmetrical arrangement of large scales on top of the head. Body bronze-brown with or without a series of thin black stripes down the back. Sides either blackish with white spots or with a swathe of orange from the ear to the hind legs. Underside of the head yellow on some individuals.
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Ecological Notes :
      Diurnal. Feeds mainly on insects and bears live young. In Singapore, widespread in wooded areas, mangroves and parkland.
      Habitats :
      Forest, Mangroves, Parks & Gardens, Terrestrial
      Distribution :
      Distributed from southern China and north-eastern India and throughout Southeast Asia.
      Nature Reserves :
      Central Catchment Nature Reserve
      Parks & Gardens :
      Pasir Ris Park, Singapore Botanic Gardens
  • Status
    • Species Status :
      Conservation Status :
  • References
    • Baker, N. & Lim, K. 2008. Wild animals of Singapore. Singapore: Draco Publishing and Distribution Pte Ltd. 180pp 

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