blue-tongue lizard

blue-tongue lizard
Any of several species of Australian skinks in the genus Tiliqua, also called blue-tongued skink.
Syn: blue-tongue

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  • blue-tongue — /ˈblu tʌŋ / (say blooh tung) noun 1. Also, blue tongue lizard. any of several large, stout bodied Australian skinks of the genus Tiliqua, as the common T. scincoides, which are harmless but display their broad blue tongues in a threatening manner …  

  • blue-tongued lizard — noun see blue tongue * * * /blooh tungd / a large Australian lizard, Tiliqua scincoides, characterized by having a cobalt blue tongue …   Useful english dictionary

  • blue-tongued lizard — /blooh tungd / a large Australian lizard, Tiliqua scincoides, characterized by having a cobalt blue tongue. * * * …   Universalium

  • blue'-tongue — noun (Aust) 1. A rouseabout 2. A lizard of the genus Tiliqua • • • Main Entry: ↑blue …   Useful english dictionary

  • blue-tongue — noun or blue tongued lizard 1. : blue tongued skink 2. : a lizard (Tiliqua nigrolutea) of Tasmania …   Useful english dictionary

  • Adelaide Pigmy Blue-tongue Skink — Taxobox name = Adelaide Pigmy Blue tongue Skink status = EN | status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Reptilia ordo = Squamata familia = Scincidae genus = Tiliqua species = T. adelaidensis binomial = Tiliqua… …   Wikipedia

  • Blue-tongued skink — Blue tongue lizard redirects here. For the aboriginal Australian myth, see Bluetongue Lizard (mythology). Blue tongued skinks Blotched Blue tongued Skink (Tiliqua nigrolutea) Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • Western Blue-tongued Lizard — Taxobox name = Western Blue tongued Lizard image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Reptilia ordo = Squamata subordo = Sauria familia = Scincidae genus = Tiliqua species = T. occipitalis binomial = Tiliqua occipitalis… …   Wikipedia

  • Blotched Blue-tongued Lizard — Taxobox name = Blotched Blue tongued Skink image width = 250px image caption = Blotched Blue tongued Skink, Tiliqua nigrolutea regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Reptilia ordo = Squamata familia = Scincidae genus = Tiliqua species = T …   Wikipedia

  • Eastern Blue-tongued Lizard — Immature Scientific classification Kingdom: Animal …   Wikipedia

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