Classification
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  • English
    • Ground Skink
    • Little Brown Skink
  • Scientific Names
    • Scincella lateralis
    • Leiolopisma unicolor
    • Lygosoma lateralis
    • Mocoa lateralis
    • S unicolor
    • Scincella laterale
    • Scincus lateralis
  • Spanish
    • eslizón de tierra

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Little Brown Skink Scincella lateralis

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kucycads

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February 1, 2016

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Little Brown Skink Scincella lateralis

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dkwalkup

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January 30, 2016 05:09 PM CST

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cheriecrawford

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January 27, 2016 12:21 PM CST

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Little Brown Skink Scincella lateralis

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oz4caster

Date

January 24, 2016 12:41 PM CST

Description

I've never seen one of these before, but spotted this one sunning on the sidewalk on my walk today. It was a beautiful gold color in the bright sun and didn't mind me getting in fairly close for a photo with my phone camera. It was about 4 to 5 inches long.

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ashleytubbs

Date

January 19, 2016 12:56 PM CST

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(Somewhere...)

Description

West of Houston

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Little Brown Skink Scincella lateralis

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corvid81

Date

April 19, 2015 09:01 AM CDT

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Little Brown Skink Scincella lateralis

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damontighe

Date

January 13, 2016 04:13 PM EST

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Little Brown Skink Scincella lateralis

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ashleytubbs

Date

January 7, 2016 12:25 PM CST

Description

Shrike impailed it on barbed wire. Was still soft, so I assume from today since it was so warm out

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hlandel

Date

November 16, 2015 12:07 PM CST

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Little Brown Skink Scincella lateralis

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ashleytubbs

Date

April 18, 2015

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Little Brown Skink Scincella lateralis

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gtsalmon

Date

October 23, 2012 05:28 PM CDT

Description

Juvenile. Imaged only. GTS 2187.

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Little Brown Skink Scincella lateralis

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jbaecher

Date

March 28, 2015 12:00 PM EDT

Description

Mount Kessler, Arkansas

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Description from Wikipedia

The Little Brown Skink (Scincella lateralis), also known as the Ground Skink (which may refer to any Scincella species however), is a small species of skink found throughout much of the eastern half of the United States, and into northern Mexico.

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Conservation Summary

Source: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/spatial-data. Downloaded March 2011.