IUCN threat status:

Vulnerable (VU)


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Range Description

The range is restricted to central Florida, in the southeastern United States, where the species is locally abundant on high sandy ridges of Lake, Marion, Orange, Polk, Highlands, and Osceola counties (Christman 1992). Formerly this skink was more widespread throughout the Lake Wales Ridge region. It is most common on the Lake Wales and Winter Haven ridges in Highlands, Polk, and Lake counties; uncommon on the Mount Dora Ridge, including sites within the Ocala National Forest (see USFWS 1998).


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