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Saproscincus mustelinus

Weasel Skink

Common name: Weasel Skink. SVL: 45mm; Total length 145mm

Weasel Skink is one of twelve skinks found in the genus Saproscincus in Australia; they are sometimes referred to as shade skinks. They belong to the Hemiergis Group of skinks.

Weasel Skink is a coppery brown with darker flecks on the back. The under surface is cream. It has a prominent lighter spot below and immediately behind the eye.  The tail colour is similar to the back, but with a short, paler, dark edged streak starting immediately in front of the hind limb and continuing onto the upper section of the tail.

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Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at Moruya, NSW - 26 Mar 2022 by LisaH Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at Ulladulla, NSW - 28 Dec 2021 by tpreston Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at Wattamolla, NSW - 8 Jun 2020 by WattaWanderer Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at Termeil, NSW - 24 May 2020 by Anguscincus Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at Wallaga Lake, NSW - 19 Dec 2019 by Volplana Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at Ulladulla, NSW - 9 Oct 2013 by CRSImages Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at Bermagui, NSW - 26 Dec 2011 by robndane Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at Green Cape, NSW - 22 Dec 2008 by HarveyPerkins
Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at Moruya, NSW - 26 Mar 2022 by LisaH
Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at Ulladulla, NSW - 28 Dec 2021 by tpreston
Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at Wattamolla, NSW - 8 Jun 2020 by WattaWanderer
Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at Termeil, NSW - 24 May 2020 by Anguscincus
Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at Wallaga Lake, NSW - 19 Dec 2019 by Volplana
Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at Ulladulla, NSW - 9 Oct 2013 by CRSImages
Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at Bermagui, NSW - 26 Dec 2011 by robndane
Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at Green Cape, NSW - 22 Dec 2008 by HarveyPerkins
647,793 sightings of 7,944 species in 1,208 locations from 1,470 members
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