Japanese Skink

common feature of Japanese skink (Eumeces) group is the children's blue tail and five stripes (also disappear when grow up) through their back. More

Reproduction of the Japanese Skink (Eumeces latiscutatus) in Kyoto = * * Hikida Tsutomu * Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, Kyoto University More

A Japanese skink in between the cracks of the foundation of the ruins of Usuki Castle (Oita Prefecture). Unlike most skinks in Japan, this one lacks the rainbow stripes against the black body. More

Japanese skink Plestiodon japonicus (Scincidae, Squamata), and the genetic composition of their contact zones. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research. 47(2):181-188 (doi:10.1111/j.1439-0469.2008.00513.x) Honda, M., Okamoto, T., Hikida, T., and Ota, H. (2008). More

Gecko (acts on the wall) and Japanese Skink (acts on the ground). An anole (male, named Gem) shed his skin. More

Common names

Japanese Skink in English - English
キシノウエトカゲ in Japanese - 日本語

Order : Squamata
Family : Scincidae
Genus : Eumeces
Species : Eumeces kishinouyei
Authority : STEJNEGER 1901