Snake or what

  • Robby L
  • Robby L's Avatar Topic Author
  • Offline
  • Never Forgotten
More
1 year 2 months ago - 1 year 2 months ago #4541 by Robby L
Snake or what was created by Robby L
Is this a very small snake an legless lizard or what, It was about 3 inches long overall and kept disappearing under dead leaves so was very difficult to get a photo of.



Taken 8/8/17 at Phachi River WS

RIP 2018 - Robby will always be remembered for his sharing of his trips and knowledge. Missed by all.
Attachments:

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

More
1 year 2 months ago #4543 by onflipflops
Replied by onflipflops on topic Snake or what
Definitely a skink. However I am not very familiar with the various species. My guess would be the Striped Legless Skink, Isopachys anguinoides. But I will ask a friend of mine to see if he can confirm this.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

More
1 year 2 months ago #4550 by onflipflops
Replied by onflipflops on topic Snake or what
I have also discussed this with a good friend of mine, and he came up with the same ID, Striped Legless Skink, Isopachys anguinoides.
Cool find, I have yet to see one. I know they should be around Kaeng Krachan as well, but have still eluded me.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

"Each species is a masterpiece, a creation assembled with extreme care and genius." > Edward O. Wilson

"An understanding of the Natural World and whats in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment." > Sir David Attenborough

“Climb up on some hill at sunrise.  Everybody needs perspective once in a while, and you’ll find it there.” > Robb Sagendorph