Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Gan's Lanka Skink (Lankascincus gansi)

English: Gan's Lanka Skink
Binomial Name: Lankascincus gansi
Sinhala: Gansge lakhiraluwa / ගාන්ස්ගේ ලක්හීරළුවා
Lankascincus gansi is an endemic skink lives in wet climatic zones of Sri lanka. And it’s all members of the genus Lankascincus is endemic to Sri Lanka. It has been reported in elevation of 30-700m above the sea level. Can be seen in home gardens and forests. Lives under stones and leaf litter. They feed on insects.

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