Juvenile imaged in a 3.5 oz Solo cup. Found in yard. Imaged only. Already regenerated tail? GTS 1278.
Active in leaf litter under a palmetto. Undisturbed by my presence.
Adult ground skink beneath log in San Bernard River floodplain forest.
Little brown or ground skink
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.
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.