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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Ground Skink Scincella lateralis

Observer

scottabos

Date

March 24, 2015

Description

Larger skink that dropped it's tail

Photos / Sounds

What

Ground Skink Scincella lateralis

Observer

scottabos

Date

March 24, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Gilbert's Skink Intergrade Plestiodon gilberti

Observer

dominic

Date

March 26, 2015

Description

The second one I found. He just would not stop biting me.

Photos / Sounds

What

Variegated Skink Plestiodon gilberti ssp. cancellosus

Observer

dominic

Date

March 26, 2015

Description

Found 5 today. But I only caught 2 and were able to get photographs of them. This was the first one I found. Instead of biting he pooped on me. . . then bit me.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Little Brown Skink Scincella lateralis

Observer

krancmm

Date

March 23, 2015 10:22 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

eumeces fasciatus Plestiodon fasciatus

Observer

codyhough

Date

August 5, 2012

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Skink Plestiodon skiltonianus

Observer

kejwa

Date

March 22, 2015 02:23 PM PDT

Description

Western Skink, under small log

Photos / Sounds

What

Skilton's Skink Plestiodon skiltonianus ssp. skiltonianus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 09:30 AM PDT

Description

Breeding colors; red tongue. About 3" long. In burrow between coyote bush. Never came out far enough to show its tail. ID as per: http://www.californiaherps.com/lizards/pages/p.s.skiltonianus.html

Photos / Sounds

What

Skilton's Skink Plestiodon skiltonianus ssp. skiltonianus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 10:35 AM PDT

Description

About 3" long. Blue tail barely visible. Under poison oak; no burrow visible. ID as per: http://www.californiaherps.com/lizards/pages/p.s.skiltonianus.html

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gilbert's Skink Plestiodon gilberti

Observer

paloma

Date

March 25, 2015 02:43 PM PDT

Description

I never would have noticed it if it hadn't loudly crashed through the vegetation off the side of the trail as I walked by. Then it stayed still until I walked away.

Photos / Sounds

What

Variegated Skink Plestiodon gilberti ssp. cancellosus

Observer

dominic

Date

March 25, 2015

Description

I found this guy under the first rock I flipped. It was a different one from last week because it was smaller and had a longer tail. A man said they are everywhere in the field which gave me hope and he also said there are alligator lizards. This gave me hope of finding one. I'm going back to the field tomorrow. I wonder what I'll find.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ground Skink Scincella lateralis

Observer

dealfarms

Date

March 19, 2015 11:49 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)
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Description from Wikipedia

Skinks are lizards belonging to the family Scincidae. Together with several other lizard families, including Lacertidae (the "true" or wall lizards), they comprise the superfamily or infraorder Scincomorpha. With more than 1500 described species, the Scincidae are the most diverse family of lizards.

No range data available.