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Life history and reproductive ecology of Whites skink, Egernia whitii

Chapple, David

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The life history and reproductive ecology of White's skink, Egernia whitii, was examined in a population in the Australian Capital Territory using both field and genetic studies. Colour pattern polymorphism was evident within the population, with both patterned and plain-back morphs present. Lizards typically took 3 years to reach sexual maturity, with the size at maturity being ∼75 mm snout-vent length (SVL) in both sexes. There was an even overall adult sex ratio, although a slight...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/82142
Source: Australian Journal of Zoology
DOI: 10.1071/ZO05030

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