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    • Gilbert's Skink
  • English
    • Gilbert's Skink
  • Scientific Names
    • Plestiodon gilberti
    • Eumeces gilberti
  • Spanish
    • eslizón del noroeste

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gilbert's Skink Plestiodon gilberti

Observer

rjadams55

Date

April 3, 2011

Description

Juvenile found under a rock.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gilbert's Skink Plestiodon gilberti

Observer

damontighe

Date

April 16, 2011 07:12 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gilbert's Skink Plestiodon gilberti

Observer

coreyjlange

Date

June 18, 2011

Photos / Sounds

What

Gilbert's Skink Plestiodon gilberti

Observer

euproserpinus

Date

May 15, 2015 04:38 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gilbert's Skink Plestiodon gilberti

Observer

tiwane

Date

May 12, 2015 06:10 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Hours of exploration finally paid off with this lifer Gilbert's Skink.

Round Valley Regional Preserve. Brentwood, California.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gilbert's Skink Plestiodon gilberti

Observer

steviekgold

Date

May 9, 2015 02:53 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Gilbert's Skink Plestiodon gilberti

Observer

dominic

Date

April 19, 2015

Description

This was the first skink I caught. I found 5 but only caught 2.

Photos / Sounds

What

Gilbert's Skink Plestiodon gilberti

Observer

jmaughn

Date

April 18, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gilbert's Skink Plestiodon gilberti

Observer

swpip

Date

April 10, 2015 08:27 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Gilbert's Skink Plestiodon gilberti

Observer

jmaughn

Date

March 27, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Gilbert's Skink Plestiodon gilberti

Observer

dominic

Date

March 26, 2015

Description

The second one I found. He just would not stop biting me.

Photos / Sounds

What

Variegated Skink Plestiodon gilberti ssp. cancellosus

Observer

dominic

Date

March 26, 2015

Description

Found 5 today. But I only caught 2 and were able to get photographs of them. This was the first one I found. Instead of biting he pooped on me. . . then bit me.

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Description from Wikipedia

Gilbert's skink (Plestiodon gilberti) is a species of heavy-bodied medium-sized lizard of the family of skinks. It is endemic to the southwestern United States, and grows to about 7 to 12 cm (2.75 to 4.75 inches) in total length.

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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.