BLACK ROCK SKINK Egernia saxatilis Cogger, 1960
Found in mountain country of NSW and Victoria, this species attains 30 cm.
This skink inhabits rock crevices, and exfoliation's in exposed places. It also inhabits man made stone constructions within its' range.
Diurnal, this lizard is usually seen basking outside of the crevice to where it will retreat when disturbed.
It is presumed to be a mainly insectivorous species.
About four live young are produced in summer, measuring 7-8 cm in length.
The above was from the book Australian Reptiles and Frogs by Raymond Hoser and now available on a fantastic CD-Rom along with a vast amount of other information, papers and the like on reptiles, frogs and other wildlife.