Common Dwarf SkinkScientific name: Menetia greyii
Distribution: Most of Western Australia apart from the Kimberley.
Description: A grey lizard, up to 9 centimetres long, with dark dashes on its back. Mature males have a yellow flush on their bellies and a pink flush on their throats.
Notes: The females lay two clutches of two or three eggs each year. Each egg measures 7-8mm long by 4-5mm wide. Depending on incubation temperature these can take 45 – 105 days to hatch.
References: A Guide to the Reptiles and Frogs of the Perth Region. Brian Bush, Brad Maryan, Robert Browne-Cooper, David Robinson. 1995
A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia. Steve Wilson and Gerry Swan. 2003
Lizards of Western Australia I Skinks. GM Storr, LA Smith, RE Johnstone. 1999