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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Recent observations

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Ground Skink Scincella lateralis

Observer

texasherps

Date

October 25, 2014 02:20 PM CDT

Description

Conditions were clear (27.8C, 31% humidity). Skink was found on small tree next to the Turkey Creek trail. Skink was active before it was caught and photographed.

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Little Brown Skink Scincella lateralis

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ashleytubbs

Date

July 1, 2013 08:05 PM CDT

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Ground Skink Scincella lateralis

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ashleytubbs

Date

August 4, 2013 10:03 AM CDT

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Ground Skink Scincella lateralis

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ashleytubbs

Date

April 27, 2013 08:02 PM CDT

Place

caddo lake (Google, OSM)

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Little Brown Skink Scincella lateralis

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gtsalmon

Date

November 11, 2014 01:28 PM CST

Description

Large adult under juniper leaf litter. Imaged only. GTS 1878.

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Little Brown Skink Scincella lateralis

Observer

benthebiologist

Date

April 28, 2013 10:30 AM CDT

Description

The creatively-named Little Brown Skink.

Also called a Ground Skink.

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little brown skink Scincella lateralis

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royaltyler

Date

November 7, 2014 03:45 PM CST

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Little Brown Skink Scincella lateralis

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jaredholmes

Date

April 28, 2014 07:51 PM CDT

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Ground Skink Scincella lateralis

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ashleytubbs

Date

April 6, 2014 11:08 PM CDT

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Ground Skink Scincella lateralis

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timcole

Date

October 4, 2014 10:22 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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No photos or sounds

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Little Brown Skink Scincella lateralis

Observer

tampitt

Date

October 25, 2014 05:00 PM CDT

Description

Saw two under a log being rocking by young Boy Scouts. Scouts thought they were little snakes due to small legs.

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Little Brown Skink Scincella lateralis

Observer

joemw

Date

October 3, 2014 12:51 PM CDT
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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.