Skinks

(Scincidae)

Thumbnail description

Tiny to moderately large lizards, both limbed and limbless, usually with smooth scales

Size

0.9-19.3 in (23-490 mm) in snout-vent length

Number of genera, species

126+ genera; about 1,400 species

Distribution

Cosmopolitan, except at high elevations and latitudes

Distribution

Cosmopolitan, except at high elevations and latitudes

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