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Broadhead skink

Plestiodon laticeps

Description:

Red head with light stripes, drab colored body, rather docile.

Habitat:

Hole in tree, right next to hiking path.

Notes:

Was able to get very close to this critter and it did not retreat.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 8 years ago
Broadhead skink
Plestiodon laticeps CNAH


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2 Comments

flybeasley
flybeasley 8 years ago

This is a great spotting!!!!
What park was this spotting in? Please put it in the notes.
Thanks.

keaaa5
keaaa5 8 years ago

Could it be a Five-lined skink rather the the Broad-headed skink?

keaaa5
Spotted by
keaaa5

Maryland, USA

Spotted on May 28, 2012
Submitted on Jun 9, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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