Small brown lizard, iridescent rainbow sheen to scales visible under bright light. Dark brown stripe down sides of body, sometimes white stripe present as well. One large scale on top of head.
To help protect our environment:
Disturbed habitats, urban areas, scrub, gardens, open rocky habitats, farmland.
Eats a wide variety of invertebrates, competes with native reptiles.
Before moving or transporting potted plants, check the soil for small white plague skink eggs. Check for stowaways when moving gear, vessels, goods or freight.