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Broad-headed Skink

Eumeces laticeps

Description:

Saw this little guy by my parent's lake in Indianapolis! I had no idea there were lizards in central Indiana! What kind is it?

2 Species ID Suggestions

BobcatLabs
BobcatLabs 8 years ago
Broad-headed Skink
Plestiodon laticeps Broad-headed Skink | Eumeces laticeps | Reptile
Jellis
Jellis 8 years ago
Broad-headed Skink
Eumeces laticeps


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1 Comment

BobcatLabs
BobcatLabs 8 years ago

I think that the more recent toxonomic classification is that all North American skinks of the genus Eumeces are now in the genus Plestiodon. That may need to be verified, though.

nataliehf
Spotted by
nataliehf

Indiana, USA

Spotted on May 14, 2012
Submitted on Jun 5, 2012

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