Apterygodon vittata (Edeling, 1864)
Striped Bornean Tree Skink
Locations : Lambir Hills NP, Pulaugaya, Sepilak. Physique : Body robust; tympanum present; tail rounded in cross-section, tapering to fine point. Scalation : Dorsals keeled; prefrontals separated from each other; frontal larger than frontoparietal; nuchals generally absent, and when present, only a single pair; supraoculars five; supraciliaries 8-9; supralabials 7-8; midbody scale rows 30; scales under toe IV 16-22; two large heel scales in males. Habit : Diurnal ; arboreal. Habitat : Inhabits lowland rain forests, as well as gardens, ascending large trees upto about 37m. Natural History : Its diet is primarily ants, and also other small insects; and 2-4 thick-shelled eggs are produced at a time.