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Japanese five-lined skink

Plestiodon latiscutatus


Approximately 15 cm long. Body is yellow with black stripes. Tail is blue, shade of blue gradually becomes darker near tip of tail.


Subject found on rock in forested area (Nara reserve).

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1 Comment

pamsai 7 years ago

I cordially invite you to add your Japanese spottings to the mission Biodiversity of Central Japan...
thank you...

Yasmeen F
Spotted by
Yasmeen F

奈良市 (Nara), 近畿, Japan

Spotted on Jun 23, 2014
Submitted on Aug 13, 2014

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