New Zealand Grass Skink

Oligosoma polychroma

Summary 2

The common skink, Oligosoma polychroma, is a species of skink native to New Zealand. Although historically classified as a subspecies of Oligosoma nigriplantare, it is likely to be given separate species status as data suggests it is a distinct species.

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