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Tiliqua scincoides (Australian blue-tongued lizard; Common Bluetongue, Eastern Bluetongue, Northern Bluetongue, Eastern Blue-Tongued Lizard)

Synonyms: Cyclodus boddaertii; Lacerta scincoides; Scincus crotaphomelas; Scincus tuberculatus; Tiliqua scincoides intermedia; Tiliqua scincoides scincoides; Tiliqua tuberculatus; Tiliqua whitii

Infraspecies

Tiliqua scincoides chimaerea
Tiliqua scincoides intermedia (Northern blue-tongued skink)
Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern blue-tongued skink)

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  1.09 lbs (493 g)
Birth Weight [1]  14 grams
Litter Size [1]  10
Maximum Longevity [1]  27 years

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Arnhem Land tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Australian Alps montane grasslands Australia Australasia Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Banda Sea Islands moist deciduous forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests    
Brigalow tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Cape York Peninsula tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Carpentaria tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Eastern Australia mulga shrublands Australia Australasia Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Eastern Australian temperate forests Australia Australasia Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Einasleigh upland savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Eyre and York mallee Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Kimberly tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Mitchell grass downs Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Mount Lofty woodlands Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Murray-Darling woodlands and mallee Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub  
Naracoorte woodlands Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Queensland tropical rain forests Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  
Southeast Australia temperate forests Australia Australasia Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Southeast Australia temperate savanna Australia Australasia Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Timor and Wetar deciduous forests East Timor, Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Tirari-Sturt stony desert Australia Australasia Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Victoria Plains tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Coorong National Park II 121235 South Australia, Australia
Dunggir National Park II 6402 New South Wales, Australia
Flinders Chase National Park II 81245 South Australia, Australia
Girraween National Park II 28978 Queensland, Australia
Grampians National Park II 416373 Victoria, Australia
Kakadu National Park II 4744348 Northern Territory, Australia
Kosciuszko National Park II 1705480 New South Wales, Australia
Prince Regent River Nature Reserve Ia 1428602 Western Australia, Australia  
Purnululu National Park II 604999 Western Australia, Australia
Shoalwater and Corio Bays Area Ramsar Site   Queensland, Australia
Yathong Nature Reserve Ia 270264 New South Wales, Australia

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Wallacea East Timor, Indonesia No

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Abbreviata antarctica <Unverified Name>[2]
Haemogregarina tiliquae <Unverified Name>[3]
Mesocoelium microon <Unverified Name>[2]
Ophidascaris robertsi <Unverified Name>[3]
Pharyngodon australis <Unverified Name>[2]
Pharyngodon hindlei <Unverified Name>[2]
Pharyngodon tiliquae <Unverified Name>[2]
Pneumonema tiliquae <Unverified Name>[2]
Raillietiella scincoides <Unverified Name>[3]
Skrjabinoptera goldmanae <Unverified Name>[2]
Spinicauda australiensis <Unverified Name>[2]
Tetracotyle tiliquae <Unverified Name>[2]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Adelaide Zooscincoides
Africam Safari (Africam, S. A.)
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
Almaty State Zoo of Kazakhstan
Aqua Zoo Friesland
Aquarium du Quebec
Assiniboine Park Zoo
Attica Zoological Park S.A.
Auckland Zoological Parkscincoides
Australia Zooscincoides
Berkshire College of Agriculture
Binder Park Zoo
Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park
Birmingham Zoo
Blackbutt Reservescincoides
Blackpool Zoo
Brandywine Zoo
BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo
 intermedia
Brevard Zoo
Buffalo Zoological Gardensintermedia
Burger's Zoo
Calgary Zoo, Garden & Prehistoric Parkintermedia
Cameron Park Zooscincoides
Cape May County Park Zoo
Central Florida Zoological Park
Charles Paddock Zoo
Chehaw Wild Animal Park
 intermedia
Cheyenne Mtn Zoological Park
Chicago Zoological Park
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardenscincoides
Cleland Wildlife Parkscincoides
Clyde Peeling's Reptilandintermedia
Columbian Park Zoo
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
 intermedia
Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo
Copenhagen Zoo
Cosley Zoo
Coyote Point Museum
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuaryscincoides
Dallas Zoo
 scincoides
David Traylor Zoo of Emporiaintermedia
Denver Zoological Gardensintermedia
 scincoides
Dickerson Park Zoo
Dierenpark Amersfoort
 scincoides
Dierenpark de Oliemeulen (Zoo Tilburg)
 evanescens
Disney's Animal Kingdom
Dreamworld Pty Ltdscincoides
Dudley Zoological Gardens
Espace Zoolog de St-Martin-la-Plaine
Gladys Porter Zoointermedia
Granby Zoo / Zoo de Granby
Greenville Zoo
Guadalajara Zoo
Hamilton Zooscincoides
Happy Hollow Zoo
Healesville Sanctuaryscincoides
Henson Robinson Zoo
Hong Kong Zool. & Botanical Gardens
Honolulu Zoo
 intermedia
Houston Zoo, Inc.intermedia
Indianapolis Zoo
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardensintermedia
Jardim Zoologico / Lisbon Zoo
Johannesburg Zoological Gardens
John Ball Zoological Garden
 intermedia
 scincoides
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Kishinev Zoopark
Kristiansand Dyrepark ASA
Kyiv Zoological Park
Lakeland Wildlife Oasis
Lehigh Valley Zoo
Lincoln Childrens Zoo (former Folsom)
Lincoln Park Zoological Gardensintermedia
Little Rock Zoological Gardensintermedia
Melbourne Museumintermedia
Melbourne Zoointermedia
 scincoides
Memphis Zoological Garden & Aquarium
Miami Metrozoo
Micke Grove Zoo
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw
Miller Park Zoo
Minnesota Zoological Garden
 scincoides
Montecasino Bird Gardensintermedia
Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Cons. Park
Moscow Zoological Park
Nat'l Zoological Gardens of S. Africa
National Aquarium in Baltimore Inc
 intermedia
National Zoo & Aquarium
NEW Zoo
Newark Museum Association
Newport Aquarium
Newquay Zoo (Cornwall Animal World)
Niabi Zoo
Nikolaev Zoo of Nikolaev-City Council
Noah's Ark Zoo Farm
Novosibirsk Zoological Park
NY State Zoo at Thompson Park
Oakland Zoointermedia
Oasys Parque del Desierto de Tabernas
Oglebay's Good Children's Zoo
Ogrod Zoologiczny w Poznaniu
Oregon Zoo
Palm Beach Zoo at Dreher Park
Parc Zoologique d'Amneville
Parc Zoologique de la Barben
Park i Ogrod Zoologiczny w Krakowie
Parque Zoologico Huachipa
Peoria Zoo in Glen Oak Park
Permskii Zoologicheskii Sad
Perth Zoological Gardensintermedia
Phoenix Zoo
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
 intermedia
Planete Sauvage
Potawatomi Zoointermedia
Potter Park Zoological Gardensintermedia
Prospect Park Zoo
 intermedia
Red River Zoointermedia
Reid Park Zoo
Riga Zoo
Riverbanks Zoo and Gardenscincoides
Riverside Zoointermedia
Roger Williams Park Zoointermedia
Rome Zoo-Fondazione Bioparco di Roma
Roosevelt Park Zoointermedia
Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Parkintermedia
Sacramento Zoo
Safari de Peaugres
Saint Louis Zoological Park
Saitama Children's Zoo
San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquar
 intermedia
San Diego Wild Animal Parkintermedia
San Diego Zooscincoides
San Francisco Zoological Gardens
Santa Ana Zoo
Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens
Scovill Zoointermedia
Shepreth Wildlife Park
Singapore Zoological Gardens
Smithsonian National Zoological Parkintermedia
Sofia Zoological Gardens
St. Augustine Alligator Farmscincoides
St. Paul's Como Zoo
 scincoides
Steinhart Aquarium (CA Acad of Science
Sunset Zoo
Taronga Zooscincoides
Territory Wildlife Park (Berry Springsintermedia
The Living Desert Zoo and Gardensintermedia
The Philadelphia Zoo
The Tisch Family Zoological Gardens
Thuringer Zoopark Erfurt
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve
Trotter's World of Animals
Tulsa Zoo & Living Museumscincoides
Turtle Back Zoo
 scincoides
Ueno Zoological Gardensscincoides
Valley Zoo & John Janzen Nature Center
Virginia Aquarium&Marine Science Ctr
Virginia Living Museum
Virginia Zoological Park
Walford & North Shropshire College
Wellington Zoo Trustscincoides
Werribee Open Range Zoointermedia
 scincoides
Western Plains Zooscincoides
Wild Animal Park Mechelen Planckendael
Woodland Park Zoological Gardens
 scincoides
Wroclaw Zoo, LLC
Zoo and Aqua-Terrarium Ltd. Pécs
Zoo Atlantaevanescens
Zoo Duisburg AG
Zoo Dvur Kralove, a.s.intermedia
Zoo Hannover GmbH
Zoo New England, Franklin Park Zoo
Zoo Parc de Beauval
Zoo Santo Inácio Vila Nova de Gaia
Zool.Nacional Parque Metro De Santiago
Zoological Center Tel Aviv - Ramat Gan
Zoologicka Zahrada Jihlava
Zoologicka zahrada Olomouc
Zoologischer Garten Leipzig
Zoologischer Garten Saarbruecken
ZooWorld Zoological Botanical Conserv.intermedia

Distribution

Australia (New South Wales, North Territory, Queensland, SE South Australia, Victoria, NW West Australia) scincoides: S/E Australia intermedia: N Australia chimaerea: Indonesia (Maluku Province: Tanimbar, Babar Islands) Terra typica: Australia [Lacerta ;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
3Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Images provided by Google Image Search
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access