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Spotted Forest Skink - Sphenomorphus scotophilus This small sized Skink was seen outside Madai Cave, it has lost its tail.<br />
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The Spotted Forest Skink Sphenomorphus scotophilus, is an elusive lizard of primary or disturbed secondary forests to elevations of around 1000 metres. <br />
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The species is considered uncommon, however the reality may be that its small size, camouflage and secretive habits simply make it hard to find. It is typically seen on shady, moss-covered rock outcrops, as well as adjacent tree trunks. Fall,Geotagged,Lizard,Madai,Malaysia,Sabah,Skink,Sphenomorphus scotophilus,Spotted Forest Skink Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Spotted Forest Skink - Sphenomorphus scotophilus

This small sized Skink was seen outside Madai Cave, it has lost its tail.

The Spotted Forest Skink Sphenomorphus scotophilus, is an elusive lizard of primary or disturbed secondary forests to elevations of around 1000 metres.

The species is considered uncommon, however the reality may be that its small size, camouflage and secretive habits simply make it hard to find. It is typically seen on shady, moss-covered rock outcrops, as well as adjacent tree trunks.

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Sphenomorphus scotophilus is a species of small sized Skink from the family of Scincidae.

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by Albert Kang
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By Albert Kang

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Uploaded Dec 29, 2017. Captured Dec 16, 2017 16:53 in Jalan Tingkayu, 91100 Lahad Datu, Sabah, Malaysia.
  • TG-5
  • f/6.3
  • 1/200s
  • ISO200
  • 18mm