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Cream-striped Shinning-skink
Cryptoblepharus virgatus
Family :"Skinks"
Description :Body 4cm. Silver-grey to pale brown above, with a white, cream or silver stripe from above eye to base of tail, bordered above by a black stripe and below by a broad dark grey or brown stripe. Arboreal, sheltering in crevices or under the bark of trees.
Typical Habitat :Wet and dry sclerophyll forest, woodland, mangroves and urban areas.
Distribution :Cape York to Sydney and Great Austraian Bite region.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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