This is getting out to the western limit of the distribution of this species. I was surprised to find it. It was at a small, shallow waterhole in the lower Dry Devils River.
about four-five inches in length
Found under wooden debris with rough earth snake.
A Ground Skink photographed near the old abandoned Roosevelt Heights neighborhood in Dallas, Texas.
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.