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Recent observations

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What

Bowring’s Supple Skink Lygosoma bowringii

Observer

jmaughn

Date

January 19, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Short-limbed Supple Skink Lygosoma quadrupes

Observer

jmaughn

Date

January 9, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Short-limbed Supple Skink Lygosoma quadrupes

Observer

jmaughn

Date

January 5, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Observer

sumitdiwanji

Date

the past

Description

Adult

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No photos or sounds

Observer

tuhoang05121994

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

bj03

Date

the past

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Square

Observer

bj03

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

Observer

herpguy

Date

June 6, 2013

Description

This adult skink (and several others of the same species) was found in the afternoon under a rock in a meadow during a light rain near the AAROS Research Station of Agumbe in the Western Ghats.

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What

Common Dotted Garden Skink Lygosoma punctata

Observer

kellylohman

Date

August 13, 2013

Description

He's eating a frog.

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Dotted Garden Skink Lygosoma punctata

Observer

parixit81

Date

June 23, 2013

Description

extreme urban suburb of Bombay, India. About 3 to 4 inches in length, very slim, longish tail, very tiny limbs (almost disproportionately small). Blackish brown back with yellow border running on either side. Conspicuous red / orange tail. It was out in the open in muddy / concretized surroundings of a building at about 1 pm. This is almost peak monsoon so the Sun is not shining very bright and there is plenty of water / moisture / humidity all over.

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What

Günther's Writhing Skink Lygosoma guentheri

Observer

rahuljikamble

Date

May 23, 2013

Description

Juvenile of Lygosoma guentheri .

Photos / Sounds

What

Pemba Island Writhing Skink Lygosoma pembanum

Observer

auratus_nicole

Date

April 24, 2008
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Description from Wikipedia

Writhing skinks, genus Lygosoma, are members of the lizard family Scincidae, where they form the type genus of the subfamily Lygosominae. They are primarily found in India, but some occur in nearby regions. The common name refers to the way these stubby-legged animals move, snake-like but slower and more awkward.

No range data available.