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The skink lizard is always on the lookout for a meal, and they mainly eat insects. Crickets, beetles, caterpillars, grasshoppers, spiders, slugs, snails, earthworms, small mice and...

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 »



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 ...

Lizards (Lacertilia) are the most diverse group of squamates , consisting of more than 4500 species belonging to groups as iguanas, chisel-teeth lizards, chameleons , geckos , night lizards, blind lizards, skinks, anguids, beaded lizards and many others. This is a defe... 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 ...

Species Profile: Broadhead Skink (Eumeces [Plestiodon] laticeps ...


Description: 6 - 13 in (15 - 33 cm). Broadhead skinks are the largest skink in the southeast, and with the exception of the glass lizards, are the largest lizards in ...

skink | lizard | Britannica.com


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

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  ...

Popular Q&A
Q: What are the seven classifications of a skink lizard?
A: they are kingdom phylum class order family genus species Skinks are the most diverse group of lizards. They make the family Scincidae which shares the superfami... Read More »
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Q: What do Skink lizards eat.
A: Skinks eat other skinks. Big Skinks eat the skinks that are smaller then the bigger skinks. They drink milk from cows as well. There main thing they eat is snai... Read More »
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Q: Is a skink lizard dangerous to dogs?
A: Not at all. Skinks are basically regular lizards. They can do no harm to any dog, however your dog is actually dangerous to. it. Read More »
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Q: What are the Different Types of Skink Lizard?
A: Skinks are a type of lizard that falls into the Scincidae family. Scincidae is the largest family of lizard and there are more than 600 identified types of the.... Read More »
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Q: Are skinks( lizards) poisionis to dogs?
A: no - I know someone who owns a blue tongued skink and a German Shepherd with no problems. There is not even a top to the skinks tank. They each live their own l... Read More »
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