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Florida Sand Skink

Florida Sand Skink is a species of skink that are found in Florida in the United States.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Suborder Sauria
    Infraorder Scincomorpha
    Family Scincidae
    Subfamily Scincinae
    Genus Neoseps
    Species N. reynoldsi
    Scientific Name Neosepsreynoldsi

    Length 10 to 13 cm (4 to 5 in)
    Coloration Gray to tan
    Distribution Florida, USA
    Habitat In pine vegetated areas and  dry uplands with sandy substrates
    Diet Mostly beetle larvae and termites, but also spiders, larval antlions, adult beetles and other invertebrates
    Breeding Season February – May
    Clutch Size 1-2 eggs
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    IUCN Conservation Status Vulnerable

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    Published on February 6th 2017 by under Skinks. Article was last reviewed on 14th June 2019.

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