Juvenile Western Skink found burrowed in rocky soil. Missing second half of tail. Found at 8:00 p.m. Cloudy windy weather.
Rainforest skink - ID help appreciated
One of the blue tailed skink varieties ID help appreciated
Mystery blue tailed skink
I think this is E. nigra svl about 100mm
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.