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Spotting

Description:

Small lizard like thing brightly colored tail most likely poisoness black body with yellowish stripes running down its back

Habitat:

Yard area

Notes:

Poisoness

1 Species ID Suggestions

Skink
Plestiodon spp.


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1 Comment

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 10 years ago

These lizards are not poisonous and are quite harmless!

This is one of three species of skink native to Mississippi: P. fasciatus - Common Five-lined Skink
P. inexpectatus - Southeastern Five-lined Skink
P. laticeps - Broad-headed Skink

But without being able to see the scales, it is impossible to figure out which of the three species it is.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plestiodon

mewkitty92
Spotted by
mewkitty92

Starkville, Mississippi, USA

Spotted on Sep 17, 2012
Submitted on Sep 17, 2012

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