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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 are one of the ...

Beneficial lizards in the landscape: #18 Skink Lizards


FIGURE 1. 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 ...

skink | lizard | Britannica.com


Scincidae any of about 1275 species of lizards, mostly secretive ground dwellers or burrowers, that are represented throughout most of the world but are ...

Lizards of Virginia


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

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 ...

Skinks: Lizards - Department of Conservation


Skinks are more slender than geckos, with narrow heads and small eyes, a narrow neck which is nearly as wide as the head, and have smooth, shiny, fish- like ...

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 ...

Five-Lined Skink | MDC Discover Nature


Often called the "blue-tailed" skink for the coloration of juveniles, this is Missouri's most common ... Scincidae (skinks) in the order Squamata (lizards and snakes).

New Zealand lizards: Native animal conservation


There are many different types of lizards in the world. In New Zealand we only have geckos and skinks.

What is a Skink? (with pictures) - wiseGEEK


A skink is a member of a large family of lizards with a distinct cylindrical body and short, stubby legs. Skinks can be found widely distributed throughout the world ...

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 ...

Skink Facts - Soft Schools


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  ...