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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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sambiology

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September 2, 2015

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Moved quickly across the ground, so I only was able to snag a few photos...

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langaha

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August 30, 2015 06:59 PM CDT

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tortuga_rapido

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August 29, 2015

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August 28, 2015

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Little Brown Skink Scincella lateralis

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krancmm

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August 21, 2015 11:02 AM CDT

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Little Brown Skink Scincella lateralis

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bonitataylor

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August 20, 2015

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royaltyler

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August 15, 2015 07:02 PM CDT

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Little Brown Skink Scincella lateralis

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thomas_belford

Date

April 27, 2011

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Single adult specimen was found sitting on a paved road.

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Little Brown Skink Scincella lateralis

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langaha

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August 16, 2015 07:22 PM CDT

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Little Brown Skink Scincella lateralis

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jblinde

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August 9, 2015 07:52 AM CDT

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Little Brown Skink Scincella lateralis

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sambiology

Date

August 13, 2015

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I chased after this little skink, but it retreated into a bunch of poison ivy... Ah well.
Lizard: 1, Sam: 0.5 (image of lizard's tail)

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Little Brown Skink Scincella lateralis

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confrench33

Date

August 9, 2015 07:20 PM CDT

Description

97 in shade. Under log by tadpole pond in east metro park. Chased it onto a sandy trail. It couldn't move well in the sand.

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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.