Seen in the driveway of my friends home. They were in the railroad tie wall.
Single specimen observed beneath a piece of tin.
small skink on the walkway.. Was about 5-6 inches long
About 8" long with an solid olive colored back and dark stripes along each side. It had a rust colored head distinct from the rest of the body. I found it on my back patio.
Sunning on the wall outside my lodgings.
Alive on road. ~20 cm
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.