Striped skink

Thick-bodied. Longish tail. The color is dark blackish in the Kalahari, but it varies regionally between subspecies. Breeding male develops yellow-orange throat.
The species is widespread in southern Africa, including extreme southern Angola and Zambia, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and parts of central and eastern South Africa.


(en) Striped skink
(sc) Mabuya striata
(nl) Afrikaanse gestreepte skink
(af) Gestreepte gladde akkedis