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Six-lined Racerunner

Cnemidophorus (Aspidoscelis) sexlineatus


This cutie just hatched out of the egg in the past few weeks. The babies have a black back with yellowish stripes just like the adults, but have a distinctive blue tail that the adults lack.


Sandy soil with oaks and a fern understory.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Len2 a year ago
Five-lined Skink
Eumeces [Plestiodon] fasciatus Plestiodon fasciatus - Wikipedia

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26 Comments (1–25)

Len2 a year ago

I’m pretty sure this is a 5-Lined Skink. The hatchlings and juveniles are known for their blue tail.

armadeus.4 9 years ago

Hey Ashley, a belated congratulations on SOTD! And congratulations of being Spotter of the Month for August!!!!! Fantastic shots of this gorgeous little lizard. Thank you for sharing :)

AshleyT 9 years ago

Thanks Caleb!

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 9 years ago

Congrats, ashley, you've been chosen as my Spotter of the Month for August! Check out the topic on my forum here: .

AshleyT 9 years ago

Thanks everyone!

Christiane 9 years ago

Great photo.. Congrats.. :)

outsidegirl0 9 years ago

amazing shot ashley! congrats!

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 9 years ago

Congrats AshleyT!Beautiful shots!!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 9 years ago

Congrats Ashley!

RiekoS 9 years ago

Congratulations, Ashley! Very nice.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Fabulous little lizard! Congratulations.

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

Congratulations, Ashley!

DanielePralong 9 years ago

Congrats Ashley!

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 9 years ago

Congratulations Ashley!! Beautiful spotting!!!

AshleyT 9 years ago

Thanks so much Yasser and everyone else :) leave for Mexico in the morning so hope to come back with more photos of cool things to show the community :)

Chamalka Dulmini
Chamalka Dulmini 9 years ago

Congratulations Ashley!! Beautiful lizard.

KarenSaxton 9 years ago


Yasser 9 years ago

Ashley, this little lizard has earned you Spotting of the Day! Thanks for sharing and I can't get over that blue tail. What an awesome find!


Beautiful lizard and cool series,he looks very confortable in your hand :-)
Congrats on one more great spotting,you are in a great spotting shape Ashley :-)

Christy Chow
Christy Chow 9 years ago

Absolutely amazing (and adorable) series, Ashley! What a treasure to have them hatch so close to you!

Muckpuk 9 years ago

Adorable! Thanks for sharing!

Soooooo cute!! Nice spotting, AshleyT.

MarcTe 9 years ago

adorable :)

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 9 years ago


sunnyjosef 9 years ago

Lovely spotting Ashley...

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Cayuga, Texas, United States

Spotted on Jul 11, 2014
Submitted on Jul 18, 2014

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