The scientific name refers to the long toes characteristic of the species.
Similar to O. maccanni but with 40-44 rows of scales encircling the middle of the body (versus 28-34), and also longer toes and tail (Patterson 1997).
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A small skink (SVL up to 75 mm). Dorsal surfaces grey to grey brown with indistinct patterning of dark brown and pale grey blotches. Lateral surfaces darker brown (Patterson 1997). Dorsal stripes rare, but may form a rudimentary dark mid-dorsal stripe. Lateral surfaces with broad dark brown stripe bordered with thin pale and notched stripes, ventrolateral surface grey with dark flecking. Ventral surfaces pale grey with or without dark speckles, especially under chin. Longitudinal rows of scales at midbody and ventral surfaces numerous (midbody scale rows 40-44, ventral scale rows 94-108). Toes and tail very long (Patterson 1997, Jewell 2008).
Oligosoma sp. 'long-toes'
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