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The (American) five-lined skink (Plestiodon fasciatus) is a species of lizard endemic to North America. [1]

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Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most-populous continent.

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Angelo Heilprin

Angelo Heilprin (March 31, 1853 – July 17, 1907) was an American geologist, paleontologist, naturalist, and explorer.

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Animals are multicellular, eukaryotic organisms of the kingdom Animalia (also called Metazoa).

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Blue-tailed skink

The blue-tailed (Cryptoblepharus egeriae) is a species of skink, a lizard native to Australia's Christmas Island, and is not closely related to the Plestiodon skinks of North America, whose juveniles are known for their blue tails.

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Carl Linnaeus

Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), also known after his ennoblement as Carl von LinnéBlunt (2004), p. 171.

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Chordates are animals possessing a notochord, a hollow dorsal nerve cord, pharyngeal slits, an endostyle, and a post-anal tail for at least some period of their life cycles.

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Christmas Island

The Territory of Christmas Island is a territory of Australia in the Indian Ocean, composed of one island.

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In zoological anatomy, a cloaca is the posterior orifice that serves as the only opening for the intestinal, reproductive, and urinary tracts of certain animal species, opening at the vent.

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Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada

The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC, French: Comité sur la situation des espèces en péril au Canada, COSEPAC) is an independent committee of wildlife experts and scientists whose "raison d’être is to identify species at risk" in Canada.

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Edward Harrison Taylor

Edward Harrison Taylor (April 23, 1889 – June 16, 1978) was an American herpetologist from Missouri.

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Endemism is the ecological state of a species being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation, country or other defined zone, or habitat type; organisms that are indigenous to a place are not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhere.

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The genus Eumeces (family Scincidae) comprises four African to Middle-Eastern skinks species.

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Florida is a state in the southeast United States, bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the north by Alabama and Georgia, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the south by the Straits of Florida.

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George Albert Boulenger

George Albert Boulenger FRS (19 October 1858 – 23 November 1937) was a Belgian-British zoologist who described and gave scientific names to over 2,000 new animal species, chiefly fish, reptiles, and amphibians.

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A hemipenis (plural hemipenes) is one of a pair of intromittent organs of male squamates (snakes, lizards and worm lizards).

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Hobart Muir Smith

Hobart Muir Smith, born Frederick William Stouffer (September 26, 1912 – March 4, 2013), was an American herpetologist.

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John L. Behler

John L. Behler (1946 - 2006) was an American naturalist, herpetologist, author, and activist known for his work in conserving endangered species of turtles, snakes, and other reptiles.

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Kansas is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern United States.

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Leonhard Stejneger

Leonhard Hess Stejneger (30 October 1851 - 28 February 1943) was a Norwegian-born American ornithologist, herpetologist and zoologist.

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List of reptiles of Canada

This is a list of the reptiles species recorded in Canada.

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Lizards are a widespread group of squamate reptiles, with approximately over 6,000 species, ranging across all continents except Antarctica, as well as most oceanic island chains.

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A male (♂) organism is the physiological sex that produces sperm.

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Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes region of the Midwestern United States.

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Minnesota (locally) is a state in the Midwestern United States.

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Mississippi is a state located in the Southern United States.

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Missouri (see pronunciations) is a state located in the Midwestern United States.

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Nebraska is a state that lies in both the Great Plains and the Midwestern United States.

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New York

New York is a state in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.

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North America

North America is a continent wholly within the Northern Hemisphere and almost wholly within the Western Hemisphere.

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Oklahoma (Cherokee: Asgaya gigageyi / ᎠᏍᎦᏯ ᎩᎦᎨᏱ; or translated ᎣᎦᎳᎰᎹ (òɡàlàhoma), Pawnee: Uukuhuúwa, Cayuga: Gahnawiyoˀgeh) is a state located in the South Central United States.

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Ontario is one of the ten provinces of Canada, located in east-central Canada.

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Plestiodon is the name for a genus of lizards formerly referred to as Eumeces, except those now placed in Mesoscincus.

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Plestiodon laticeps

The broad-headed skink (Plestiodon laticeps) is species of lizard, endemic to North America.

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Reptiles are a group (Reptilia) of tetrapod animals comprising today's turtles, crocodilians, snakes, lizards, tuatara, and their extinct relatives.

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Roger Conant (herpetologist)

Roger Conant (May 6, 1909–December 19, 2003) was an American herpetologist, author, educator and conservationist.

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Scincomorpha is an infraorder of lizards.

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Skinks are lizards belonging to the family Scincidae and the infraorder Scincomorpha.

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Southeastern Five-lined Skink

The southeastern five-lined skink (Plestiodon inexpectatus) is a common skink in the southeastern United States.

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Southeastern United States

The Southeastern United States is the eastern portion of the Southern United States, and the southern portion of the Eastern United States.

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In biology, a species (abbreviated sp., with the plural form species abbreviated spp.) is one of the basic units of biological classification and a taxonomic rank.

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Spencer Fullerton Baird

Spencer Fullerton Baird (February 3, 1823 – August 19, 1887) was an American naturalist, ornithologist, ichthyologist, herpetologist, and museum curator.

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The Squamata, or the scaled reptiles, are the largest recent order of reptiles, comprising all lizards and snakes.

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Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second most populous and second largest state of the United States of America.

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Thomas Barbour

Thomas Barbour (August 19, 1884 – January 8, 1946) was an American herpetologist.

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Trachylepis quinquetaeniata

The Five-lined Mabuya (Trachylepis quinquetaeniata, formerly Mabuya quinquetaeniata), sometimes called Rainbow Mabuya, blue-tailed Skink (due to the blue tail) or Rainbow Skink is a species of African skink in the subfamily Lygosominae.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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Vertebrates comprise any species of animals within the subphylum Vertebrata (chordates with backbones).

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Western skink

The western skink (Plestiodon skiltonianus) is a species of small, smooth-scaled lizard with relatively small limbs.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plestiodon_fasciatus

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