|Other Common Names||
Southern Grass Tussock Skink, Southern Tussock Grass Skink
Active by day. Viviparous (live young). Females give birth to a maximum of 11 live young in late summer.
Thin, pale stripe runs from behind the ear to the tail.
Disjunct distribution in 5 areas from the highlands of New South Wales, to New England Tablelands, lowland basalt plains of southern Victoria, eastern South Australia and central Tasmania.
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
Specific to tussock grassland where there are very few trees.
Carnivore. Opportunistic arthropod feeder including spiders, crickets, larvae and adult moths and beetles.
Found from the Grampians in the west through the basalt plains west of Melbourne to north-east Victoria.
Native to Australia