Bookmarkable URL:http://hdl.handle.net/10217/53720

Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Reptilia
Order:Squamata
Family:Scinidae
Genus:Mabuya
Genus species:Mabuya spilogaster

Animal Characteristics

Head-Body Length:up to 30 cm
Identification:The African skink has a slender body and pointed head. Its coloration and markings are highly variable.
Diet:Carnivore: insects such as grasshoppers
Status:No special status

Other Information

Geographic:Africa Date:1966-11 Subjects:herptile
reptile
African skink
lizard
Mabuya
Skinks
Lizards
Squamata
Reptiles
Mammals
Vertebrates
Chordata