blue-tailed skink

noun
variants: or blue-tailed lizard \ ˈ⸗ˌ⸗-​ \

Definition of blue-tailed skink

: a harmless widely ranging North American scincoid lizard (Eumeces fasciatus synonym quinquelineatus) having the under surface of the tail bright azure

called also five-lined lizard, redheaded lizard, scorpion

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“Blue-tailed skink.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blue-tailed%20skink. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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