Skink, Giant Cyclodus
Cyclodus gigas. “They are harmless creatures, some inches long, natives mostly of warm countries, will small, sometimes rudimentary limbs, and generally smooth scales.” —Whitney, 1889
This illustration features a skink crawling on rocks with grass in the background.
Keywordsscales, lizard, skink, scale, Reptile, striped, crawling, crawl, cyclodus gigas, giant cyclodus
GalleriesSnakes and Lizards
William Dwight Whitney, PhD, LLD The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language (New York, NY: The Century Co., 1895) 5673