Variable Skink
Eumeces gaigeae

Family Scincidae

Photo by L. Livo and S. Wilcox,
from Hammerson, 1986.
Used with permission. Formerly listed as a subspecies of Eumeces multivirgatus.
To 3" snout-vent length; to 7 5/8" overall. Color dark olive brown with dark-edged light stripes. Glossy smooth scales on back.
Elevation Range:
To 8500' in southern Colorado.
  Variable Skink
Photo by L. Livo and S. Wilcox,
from Hammerson, 1986.
Used with permission.
CountyRef. CountyRef. CountyRef. CountyRef.
Adams  DoloresH La PlataH Pitkin 
AlamosaH Douglas  Lake  Prowers 
Arapahoe  Eagle  Larimer  Pueblo * 
ArchuletaH El Paso  Las AnimasUC1 Rio Blanco 
Baca  Elbert  Lincoln  Rio Grande * 
Bent  FremontH Logan  Routt 
Boulder  Garfield  Mesa  SaguacheH
Chaffee  Gilpin  Mineral *  San Juan * 
Cheyenne  Grand  Moffat  San Miguel * 
Clear Creek  Gunnison  MontezumaH Sedgwick 
ConejosH Hinsdale *  Montrose  Summit 
CostillaH HuerfanoH Morgan  Teller 
Crowley  Jackson  Otero  Washington 
Custer *  Jefferson  Ouray  Weld 
Delta  Kiowa  Park  Yuma 
Denver  Kit Carson  Phillips 
Map of Colorado
Color Key
Adams Alamosa Arahapoe Archuleta Baca Bent Boulder Chaffee Cheyenne Clear Creek Conejos Costilla Crowley Custer Delta Denver Dolores Douglas Eagle El Paso Elbert Fremont Garfield Gilpin Grand Gunnison Hinsdale Huerfano Jackson Jefferson Kiowa Kit Carson La Plata Lake Larimer Las Animas Lincoln Logan Mesa Mineral Moffat Montezuma Montrose Morgan Otero Ouray Park Phillips Pitkin Prowers Pueblo Rio Blanco Rio Grande Routt Saguache San Juan San Miguel Sedgewick Summit Teller Washington Weld Yuma