Oligosoma polychroma facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCommon skink
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.
In 2012 the Department of Conservation classified the common skink as Not Threatened under the New Zealand Threat Classification System.
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