ESWATINI NATIONAL TRUST COMMISSION

Conserving Eswatini's Natural and Cultural Heritage
Eswatini National Trust Commission
Fauna - Vertebrates
Rainbow skink, Mlawula

Eswatini's Reptiles Database

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Variable Skink

Trachylepis varia 




Key Features: a distinct white stripe that extends from the snout along the length of the body, passing below the eye and above the base of the limbs, onto the tail
Comments: Occurs throughout the country in highveld, middleveld, lowveld and Lubombo regions.

Habitats:
Open grassland
Rocky ridges and slopes
Larger rivers
Valley bushveld

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80 records, from 1/13/1984 to 11/27/2019


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