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Skinks

Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Scincidae - around 160 genera and 1500 species

Species on page

+ Western skink (Plestiodon skiltonianus) (formerly Eumeces skiltonianus)
+ White's skink (Liopholis whitii)
+ Striped Tree skink (Apterygodon vittatum)
+ Stump-tailed skink (Tiliqua rugosa)

+ Common bluetongue skink(Tiliqua scincoides)
+ Gravenhorst's Mabuya (Trachylepis gravenhorstii)
+ Kalahari tree skink (Trachylepsis spilogaster)
+ Ovambo Tree Skink (Trachylepis binotata)
+ Trachylepis - other

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Western skink (Plestiodon skiltonianus)

Western skink

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Juvenile western skink (Plestiodon skiltonianus)
Jasper Ridge
March 23, 2013

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Western skink

western skink
Juvenile western skink (Plestiodon skiltonianus)
March 23, 2013

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Skink

stanford dish 2019

Skink
Older western skink (Plestiodon skiltonianus) Stanford Dish
April 24, 2019
Canon 7Dmark2

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Handy reptile

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Western Skink (Plestiodon skiltonianus)
Jasper Ridge
April 3, 2014

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White's skink, (Liopholis whitii)

Think skink

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White's skink, (Liopholis whitii)
Tasmania
April 2, 2012

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Skink skinking

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White's skink, (Liopholis whitii)
Tasmania
April 2, 2012

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Predation - reptile style

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Striped Tree Skink (Apterygodon vittatum)
Borneo
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Stump-tailed skink (Tiliqua rugosa)

Big skink

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Stump-tailed skink (Tiliqua rugosa)
Western Australia
August 23, 2015
Canon 7Dmark2

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On the attack

big skink
Stump-tailed skink (Tiliqua rugosa)
Western Australia
August 23, 2015

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Bleh

big skink
Stump-tailed skink (Tiliqua rugosa)
Western Australia
August 23, 2015

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Common bluetongue skink(Tiliqua scincoides)

kelley park

Common bluetongue skink(Tiliqua scincoides)
Kelley Park
May 10, 2019
Canon 7Dmark2

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Skink

skink
Trachylepis gravenhorstii
Madagascar
July, 2013

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Kalahari tree skink (Trachylepsis spilogaster)

Skink

Kalahari tree skink (Trachylepsis spilogaster)
Family: Scincidae
Okaukuejo, Etosha, Namibia
January 12, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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Ovambo Tree Skink (Trachylepis binotata)

Skink camouflaged

Ovambo Tree Skink (Trachylepis binotata)
Family: Scincidae
Okaukuejo, Etosha, Namibia
January 10, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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Golden skink

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This appears to be some species of Trachylepis. It looks like Trachylepis albilabris but the distribution is wrong.
Tanzania
August 7, 2004
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Last modified: May 15, 2019
created: November 14, 2014 (from gecko.html)
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