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Recent observations

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What

Little Brown Skink Scincella lateralis

Observer

taogirl

Date

August 30, 2014

Description

not sure at all of this ID. This poor little guy may have been stepped on accidentally when it got in the middle of a group of people walking at Oliver Park

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Five-lined Skink Plestiodon fasciatus

Date

August 20, 2014 12:50 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Blue-tailed skink Plestiodon fasciatus

Observer

herinealy

Date

August 26, 2014 02:53 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Many-lined Sun-skink Eutropis multifasciata

Observer

zachrez

Date

August 27, 2014

Description

The East Indian Brown Mabuya (Eutropis multifasciata), also known as Many-lined Sun Skink or just Sun Skink. This one was about 27 cm long and looked like it had just eaten.

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Skink Plestiodon skiltonianus

Observer

nhm_nature

Date

July 16, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

"The Skink is hiding in a empty spa drain. Tried to catch and release it, but it is too elusive." - Alan Connell

1st Spotted and Photographed, July 16, 2014

2nd Sighting - July 29, 2014 (not photographed)

Observations and photos by Alan Connell.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Five-lined Skink Plestiodon fasciatus

Observer

lauramorganclark

Date

August 25, 2014 12:53 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Skinks Family Scincidae

Observer

myau

Date

August 25, 2014 03:23 PM WST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

It was just gripping the tree and staying still, probably basking in the sun. Maybe 3cm?

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Skink Plestiodon skiltonianus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 24, 2014 12:40 PM PDT

Description

Second photo shows his blue tail disappearing fast!

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

martingrimm

Date

August 20, 2014 04:38 PM EAT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Skilton's Skink Plestiodon skiltonianus ssp. skiltonianus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

August 23, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Himalaya Ground Skink Asymblepharus himalayanus

Observer

hari2

Date

May 17, 2014 01:00 PM IST

Description

Himalayan litter skink

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

daltosax

Date

August 19, 2014 11:08 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.