off-topic: reptiles

To: William Stephinson <>, sandra henderson <>, Canberra Birds <>
Subject: off-topic: reptiles
From: "calyptorhynchus ." <>
Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2016 07:44:29 +0000
What do you mean by check the index properly? Go through every Latin name till I find the specific whitii? not my definition of a useful index.

John Leonard

On 21 January 2016 at 14:30, William Stephinson <> wrote:
My copy of Wilson & Swan's book describes White's Skink  plus photo. on pages
212 & 213 respec.
Publication reprinted in 2004, 2005.
Check the index properly.


On Thu, Jan 21, 2016 at 1:54 PM, calyptorhynchus . <> wrote:
Whilst wandering around Honeysuckle Creek Campground this morning I saw this handsome lizard.

Ross Bennett's Frogs and Reptiles of the ACT tells me that this is a White's Skink, Egernia whitii. Can anybody tell me why there is no Egernia whitii, or anything that looks like it, in Wilson and Swan's Complete Reptiles of Australia?

John Leonard

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I want to be with the 9,999 other things.
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