Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Trachylepis
Family: Scincidae (Reptilia)
Taxon : Reptile
Group : Animal

SPECIES
homalocephala
NOTES

A skink which is active by day and often basks in exposed positions. Eats mainly insects.


AUTHORITY
(Wiegmann, 1828)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: A brown body with two white stripes separated by a dark strip down each side. Males have bright red stripe during the breeding season
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Red sided skink
Skink
Habitat
NOTES: In open sunny spots in the bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
None known
None
Months
December
Synonyms for Species
Mabuya homalocephala



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