Kōrero: Lizards

Lord Howe Island skink

Lord Howe Island skink

The Lord Howe Island skink (Oligosoma lichenigera) is found only on Norfolk Island, Lord Howe Island (where it is uncommon), and small islands offshore of Lord Howe Island. Other species of the genus Oligosoma can be found in New Zealand. Although Norfolk and Lord Howe islands are Australian territories, their plants and animals are closely related to many species native to New Zealand.

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Department of Environment and Climate Change, New South Wales
Photograph by Michael Murphy

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Kerry-Jayne Wilson, 'Lizards - Origins and diversity', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13524/lord-howe-island-skink (accessed 30 May 2024)

He kōrero nā Kerry-Jayne Wilson, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Mar 2014