Nature conservation

Threatened species

Alpine She-oak Skink - Australian Alps: Distribution and vegetation associations

Scientific name: Cyclodomorphus praealtus
Conservation status in NSW: Endangered
Commonwealth status: Endangered
Last updated: 30 Mar 2020

Distribution of the species within this region

The Alpine She-oak Skink is known or predicted to occur in the following sub-regions of the Australian Alps Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Snowy Mountains Known None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Alpine She-oak Skink - Australian Alps is known to be associated with the following vegetation formations and classes. Click on a name to get background information about it.

  • Alpine complex
    • Alpine Bogs and Fens
      • Alpine and sub-alpine peatlands, damp herbfields and fens, South Eastern Highlands Bioregion and Australian Alps Bioregion
    • Alpine Heaths
      • Alpine shrubland on scree, blockstreams and rocky sites of high altitude areas of Kosciuszko National Park, Australian Alps Bioregion
    • Alpine Herbfields
      • Alpine grassland/herbfield and open heathlands in Kosciuszko National Park, Australian Alps Bioregion
  • Grasslands
    • Temperate Montane Grasslands
      • Sub-alpine dry grasslands and heathlands of valley slopes, southern South Eastern Highlands Bioregion and Australian Alps Bioregion
      • Sub-alpine grasslands of valley floors, southern South Eastern Highlands Bioregion and Australian Alps Bioregion
  • Grassy woodlands
    • Subalpine Woodlands
      • Alpine Snow Gum - Snow Gum shrubby woodland at intermediate altitudes in northern Kosciuszko NP, South Eastern Highlands Bioregion and Australian Alps Bioregion
      • Alpine Snow Gum shrubby open woodland at high altitudes in Kosciuszko NP, Australian Alps Bioregion
      • Black Sallee - Snow Gum low woodland of montane valleys, South Eastern Highlands Bioregion and Australian Alps Bioregion
      • Snow Gum - Mountain Gum shrubby open forest of montane areas, South Eastern Highlands Bioregion and Australian Alps Bioregion
      • Snow Gum shrubby sub-alpine woodland of the southern ACT ranges, South Eastern Highlands Bioregion and Australian Alps Bioregion