13 Most Popular Blue Tongue Skink Morphs, Types, and Subspecies

All blue tongue skinks belong to the genus Tiliqua, which are naturally found in various regions in Indonesia and Australia. In this post we will give you a concise overview of the currently recognized subspecies of blue tongue skinks, accompanied by relevant notes.

Remember, getting Australian blue tongue species, especially in the United States, can be challenging due to strict exportation laws.

Before we get to the list of the most common blue tongue skink morphs lets first understand a few things. You might be asking yourself, “What exactly are morphs?” – a totally fair question!

In the world of reptiles, ‘morph’ refers to the genetic variation in the color and pattern of an animal within the same species. Picture it as different outfits a Blue Tongue Skink can wear.

The ‘types’ and ‘subspecies,’ on the other hand, are more about the genetic distinctions that lead to differences in size, shape, and natural habitat.