She-oak skink

She-oak skink
A she-oak skink in a garden in Bicheno, Tasmania
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Scincidae
Subfamily: Lygosominae
Genus: Cyclodomorphus
Species: C. casuarinae
Binomial name
Cyclodomorphus casuarinae
(Duméril and Bibron)

Tiliqua casuarinae

The she-oak skink (Cyclodomorphus casuarinae) is a large, long-tailed, snake-like skink endemic to Tasmania, Australia. It is viviparous; mating in spring, and giving birth in latest summer.[1][2]


  1. TPWS: Wildlife of Tasmania – She-oak Skink
  2. Cogger, H.G. (1979). Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia. Reed: Sydney. ISBN 0-589-50108-9

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