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]
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