Fitzsimmon's dwarf burrowing skink

A small skink that lacks forelimbs and hind limbs. The snout is rounded, the lower eyelids are scaly and the ear openings are minute. The tail is as long as r slightly longer than the body. The body is pale bronze above, with each scale dark-centrerd, fading to slate-grey on the flanks and gunmetal-blue on the tail. The belly is grey-white.
It burrows in humus and sandy soils.
Coastal dune forest.

(en) Fitzsimmon's Dwarf Burrowing Skink
(sc) Scelotes fitzsimonsi
(af) FitzSimons se dwerg grawende gladde akkedis