General Description

Body brown to grey with dark and pale spots, which sometimes form dashed lines along the body. A dark and a white stripe along the side (lateral stripes). Up to 4 cm long (snout-vent).


Common Dwarf Skinks rarely move into open areas, preferring to hide in leaf litter and vegetation. They feed mainly on insects, and females lay eggs.


Throughout Australia, except Tasmania.


Dry areas with some vegetation.

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