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Two-toed Earless Skink

The Two-toed Earless Skink is semi-burrowing lizard and loves to shelter and search for prey beneath leaf-litter, rocks, and logs around the garden.

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Noongar Names: Not Known

Scientific Name: Hemiergis quadrilineata

Conservation Status: Least Concern

Threats: Predation by cats and foxes

Will they visit?: Two-toed Earless Skinks are well known to venture into home gardens

Natural Distribution: Widespread and common throughout the South West and Perth region

Habitat at a Glance

See Habitat Guide for more detail

Shelter: Fallen logs, thick leaf litter, large rocks, and rockeries

Diet: Invertebrates

Water: Shallow dish of water

ReWild Benefit: Pest control

ReWild Benefits

Two-toed Earless Skinks can help control pests around the home. Controlling pests (such as flies) benefit our neighbourhoods as we work to drive a healthy environment for our community. If you see them in your garden, you can record your sighting on Atlas of Living Australia!

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