Southwestern Cool SkinkScientific name: Acritoscincus trilineatus
Distribution: Occurs from Gin Gin to Israelite Bay.
Description: A brown or grey skink to 13 centimetres long, which usually has 5 indistinct dark brown or black lines on its back.
Notes: Both sexes can have a reddish chin and throat, the colour intensifying during the breeding season.
References: A Guide to the Reptiles and Frogs of the Perth Region. Brian Bush, Brad Maryan, Robert Browne-Cooper, David Robinson. 2010