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 Five lined Skink (Eumeces fasciatus)




Five lined Skink | Eumeces fasciatus photo
Five-lined Skink, Eumeces fasciatus, adult male. Location: Durham County, North Carolina

Photograph by Patrick Coin. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Five lined Skink | Eumeces fasciatus photo
five-lined skink (Eumeces fasciatus) taken in Shenandoah National Park

Photograph by Michael Holroyd. License: Public Domain.  (view image details)

Five lined Skink | Eumeces fasciatus photo
Five-lined Skink, Eumeces fasciatus. Showing the two enlarged postlabial scales, characteristic of this species. Orange County, North Carolina

Photograph by Patrick Coin. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

FIVE LINED SKINK FACTS

Classification
Class:Reptilia
Order:Squamata (Sauria)
Family:Scincidae
Genus:Eumeces
Species:fasciatus
Common Name:Five lined Skink


Relatives in same Genus
  Mole Skink (E. egregius)
  Gilbert's Skink (E. gilberti)
  Southeastern Five lined Skink (E. inexpectatus)
  Broad-headed Skink (E. laticeps)
  Great Plains Skink (E. obsoletus)
  Prairie Skink (E. septentrionalis)
  Western Skink (E. skiltonianus)
  Four lined Skink (E. tetragrammus)