Juvenile Great Plains Skink
Individuo de 4 cm de longitud total
Observado en selva mediana dominada por Pithecellobium lanceolata y Ficus sp.
Juvenile Western Skink found burrowed in rocky soil. Missing second half of tail. Found at 8:00 p.m. Cloudy windy weather.
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.