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Ok I changed it.
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In science, we try and just use one common name per species, the blue-tailed skink is a vernacular name for it. The are lots of other lizards with the blue-tails as juveniles. The most legit way to name this spotting would be Five-lined Skink (Plestiodon faciatus) And in the Description or Notes reference it as a Juvenile.*Also, in other comments I put Plethodon instead of Plestiodon...I must have had salamanders on the brain.
I read that the American one can be called this as a juvenile. Could have read wrong.
I agree that it is indeed a Plethodon faciatus, but the Blue-tailed skink is an Australian lizard.
Yes but this is a juvenile. I have the link with the spotting for the information.
with Plethodon faciatus, the common name is the Five-lined skink.
A great shot and spotting! Love the bright colour of his tail!
Lat: 31.96, Long: -83.90
Spotted on Jul 30, 2011 Submitted on Jul 31, 2011