Scincella lateralis (Say in James) – Little Brown Skink
Scincella lateralis (Say in James) – Little Brown Skink

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     Exact locality, based on specimen(s) or photographs examined
     Exact locality, based on literature record believed valid
     Approximate locality based on specimen(s) or photographs examined
     Approximate locality based on literature record believed valid
     County record only, based on specimens or photographs examined
     County record only, based on literature report believed valid
     Type locality
?      Questionable and/or problematic record

Taxonomy: No subspecies are currently recognized for Scincella lateralis (de Queiroz and Reeder 2012).

Distribution: Except for a very small area in extreme northeastern Tennessee where verified records are lacking, Little Brown Skinks are found almost statewide.

Museum Records by Counties: Blount—GSMNP 3854, 3859, 3862, 10886; UIMNH 12359.  Campbell—APSU 19108.  CannonMTSU 20L.  Carroll—APSU 19456.  Cheatham—APSU 3563, 3564, 19293; LSUMZ 44794.  Chester—APSU 19312.  Coffee—MTSU 40L.  Crockett—APSU 19043.  CumberlandTTU 748.  Davidson—AMNH R-67239.  Decatur—KU 8244-8249; NCSM 8988; UMMZ 72278.  DeKalb—SIU R-1768–R-1781; TTU 163, 407, 747, 832, 959.  Dickson—APSU 2857, 3152.  Dyer—USNM 28410.  Fayette—APSU 12094, 12838, 12861, 12863.   Fentress—UMMZ 59049.   Franklin—MCZ 60871, 60872, 62509;  MTSU 19L; USNM 56955.  Gibson—APSU 18878; MTSU 17L, 21L.  Grundy—APSU 19075.  Hamblen—UTKVZC 6976.  Hamilton—MTSU 25L.  Hardeman—APSU 16868; LSUMZ 34781; UMMZ 122514.  Hardin—LSUMZ 52132.  Hawkins—APSU 19107.  Haywood—APSU 18235.  Henderson—USNM 473800.  Henry—AMNH R-115771; LSUMZ 44825; UMMZ 53384.  Hickman—APSU 12854.   Houston—APSU 6053.  Lake—KU 144600; MoSU Uncataloged  (1 specimen); UIMNH 341, 987. 988.   Lauderdale—APSU 12720, 12721.   Lawrence—UTKVZC 3455.  MauryAPSU 19209.  McNairyAPSU 12216.  Monroe—USNM (RH-79-077); UTKVZC 2214, 2282.   Montgomery—APSU 2028-2030, 2645, 2721-2723, 3097, 3121, 3912, 3913, 5140, 5261, 5330, 5546, 5572, 6110, 6111; CMNH 50788, 50789.   Obion—APSU 3014; MoSU R3505; UIMNH 989, 990, 15775, 16257, 31678-31683; UMMZ 53200, 53228, 84419, 84420.  Perry—APSU 12091, 17146.  Polk—UTKVZC 6301.   Putnam—TTU 729, 796.   Rhea—MCZ 12842.  Scott—USNM 226555, 226556.  Sequatchie—UTKVZC 6524, 6525.  Sevier—CMNH 24965; GSMNP 3855-3858, 3860; UMMZ 142345; USNM 120121.  Shelby—APSU 12078, 12079, 12081, 12082, 12085, 12092, 12093, 12095, 12097-12104, 12622, 12623, 12636, 12742, 12781, 12782, 12829-12832, 12839, 12840, 12842, 12843, 12845-12849, 12853, 12857-12860, 12862, 16477-16480, 16940, 16943, 17104, 17109, 17110, 17112, 17114, 17116, 17123, 17125, 17131, 17132, 17167, 17283, 17513; USNM 467088-467090.  Stewart—APSU 109, 386, 391, 424, 478, 570, 587, 595, 682, 683, 845, 977, 997, 1416, 2020, 2987, 5020, 5021, 5045, 5839-5841, 5939, 16481, 16482; MSU 1581.   Tipton—UTKVZC 3440.  Wilson—UMMZ 117553. 

Literature Sources by Counties: Anderson—Johnson (1964).  Benton— Parker (1948), Jacob (1981).  Blount—King (1939), Huheey and Stupka (1967).  Campbell—Daniels et al. (2012).  Carroll—Colvin and Dennison (2014a).  Cheatham—Hopkins (2013).  Chester—Butterfield et al. (2012).  Coffee—Neimiller (2005).  DeKalb—Harris (1967).  Dyer— Burt (1937).  Fayette—Parker (1948).  Franklin—Miller et al. (2005).  Grundy—Cantrell et al. (2011).  Hamilton—Rhoads (1895), Burt (1937), Miller (1996).  Hardeman— Norton (1971), Norton and Harvey (1975).  Hardin—Endsley (1954).  Hawkins—Daniels et al. (2012).  Haywood—Stanley (2005).  Henry—Blanchard (1922), Burt (1937).  MauryFoster and Dillashaw (2012a).  Montgomery—Scott and Snyder (1968), Scott (1991), Zirkle (1993), Fitch (1998).  Morgan—Powers et al. (2013).  Obion—Burt (1937), Parker (1937a, 1939, 1948).  Rhea—Dunn (1920).   Roane—Johnson (1964).  Rutherford—Spiess (2004), Niemiller et al. (2011).  Sevier—King (1939).   Shelby—Rhoads (1895), Burt (1937), Parker (1948), Hassell (1961).  Stewart—Scott (1992a), Zirkle (1993), Rozelle (1999), Davenport (2005), Davenport and Scott (2009).  Sumner—Gillespie and Threadgill (2009).  Van Buren—Powers et al. (2013).  Wilson—Niemiller et al. (2011).

Questionable and/or Erroneous Records: None.

Conservation Status: None.

Posted: 7 July 2010

Latest Revision: 28 July 2014


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