Swaziland's Reptiles Database

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Trachylepis varia varia  
(Variable Skink)



Description:

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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