Eumeces skiltonianus Western skink
Key ID features: small, slim, longitudinal striped lizard. Stripes extend from head onto the tail base. shiny scales, short legs, long bright blue tail in young, grades to blue-gray-brownish in older individuals.
Habitat: Forage for invertebrates during daytime, moving jerkily
- Ventral side: light in color, without markings
- Tail length 1.5-2 x Body length
- Uniformly smooth shiny scales
- Wide brown dorsal stripe with contrasting alternating light & dark stripes on either side.