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Skinks are lizards belonging to the family Scincidae and the infraorder Scincomorpha. With more than 1,500 described species, the Scincidae is one of the most ...

Beneficial lizards in the landscape: #18 Skink Lizards


Skinks are intriguing small lizards. When you do encounter one, it s oftentimes during the day when it is sunning itself on a rock or, as one of our Master ...

skink | lizard | Britannica.com


Skink (family Scincidae), any of about 1,275 species of lizards, mostly secretive ground dwellers or burrowers, that are represented throughout most of the world  ...

Skinks in California - Plestiodon (=Eumeces) - California Herps


(Unpatterned juvenile alligator lizards are sometimes mistaken for skinks, especially the ground skink common in the East.) Adult Gilbert's Skinks are typically ...

Lizards of Virginia - Virginia Herpetological Society


Plestiodon anthracinus anthracinus (Northern Coal Skink). * All lizards native to Virginia in the genus Plestiodon have bright blue tails as juveniles/subadults.

Skink Facts - Softschools


Skinks are the second largest group of lizards (geckos are the largest group) in the world. They can be found all around the globe except in the boreal and polar  ...

Maryland's Lizards (Order Squamata)


There are six species of lizards that have been reported to occur in Maryland. A total of four species are in the skink family (Scincidae); including the ...

How to Care for a Skink: 13 Steps - wikiHow


Make sure your skink has a comfortable tank with plenty of space to roam and hide. ... If the skinks and lizards fight, it is probably a good idea to move them to ...

Blue-Tongue Skink Care Sheet - Reptiles Magazine


Blue-tongued skinks are extremely hardy lizards that will thrive on just about any diet, but a well-balanced diet will result in a more active, healthier blue-tongued ...

Garden Skink: Museum Victoria


An information sheet on the Garden Skink including identification, distribution, ... i have found 2 skinks or lizards i cannot figure out if thry are boy or girl skink or ...

Five-Lined Skink
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata Family: Scincidae Genus: Eumeces
Species: Eumeces fasciatus
The Five-lined Skink is a common lizard. They grow up to eight inches long, with males growing slightly larger than females. They are usually black or dark brown, with five light stripes down their... More »
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Species Profile: Southeastern Five-lined Skink (Eumeces ...


Description: 5 - 8.5 in (12.5 - 21.5 cm). Southeastern five-lined skinks are moderately large lizards with short legs and a streamlined body. The body is generally ...

Five-lined Skink


The Five-lined Skink is our most common lizard. They grow up to eight inches long, with males growing slightly larger than females. They are usually black or ...

DNR - Five-lined Skink (Eumeces fasciatus) - State of Michigan


Believe it or not, Michigan has two resident species of lizards. They represent an interesting part of our native Michigan fauna. The five-lined skink is the most ...