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 Prairie Skink (Eumeces septentrionalis)




Prairie Skink | Eumeces septentrionalis photo
Northern Prairie Skink. Photo taken near the Mississippi river in Minnesota, USA.

Photograph by Sapphosyne. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

PRAIRIE SKINK FACTS

Classification
Class:Reptilia
Order:Squamata (Sauria)
Family:Scincidae
Genus:Eumeces
Species:septentrionalis
Common Name:Prairie Skink


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