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COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report on the Five-lined Skink in Canada

COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report
on the
Five-lined Skink
Eumeces Fasciatus
Carolinian Population
Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Population
in Canada

Skink, Five-lined (Eumeces fasciatus)

Carolinian population - Endangered
Great Lakes/St. Lawrence population - Special Concern 2007


COSEWIC
Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada


COSEPAC
Comité sur la situation des espèces en péril au Canada

COSEWIC status reports are working documents used in assigning the status of wildlife species suspected of being at risk. This report may be cited as follows:

COSEWIC 2007. COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the Five-lined Skink Eumeces fasciatus (Carolinian population and Great Lakes/St. Lawrence population) in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vii + 50 pp.

Previous report

COSEWIC 2001. COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Five-lined Skink Eumeces fasciatus in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. 1-41 pp.

Seburn, C.N.L. 1998. COSEWIC status report on the Five-lined Skink Eumeces fasciatus in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. 1-41 pp.

Production note

COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Briar J. Howes and Stephen C. Lougheed for writing the update status report on the Five-lined Skink Eumeces fasciatus (Carolinian population and Great Lakes/ St. Lawrence population) in Canada, prepared under contract with Environment Canada, overseen and edited by Dr. Ronald Brooks, Co-chair (Reptiles), COSEWIC Reptiles Species Specialist Subcommittee.

For additional copies contact:

COSEWIC Secretariat
c/o Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment Canada
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0H3

Tel.: 819-953-3215
Fax: 819-994-3684
COSEWIC E-mail
COSEWIC Website

Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur le scinque pentaligne (Eumeces fasciatus) (population carolinienne et population des Grands Lacs et du Saint-Laurent) au Canada - Mise à jour.

Cover illustration
Five-lined Skink -- Photograph by ©Ryan M. Bolton.

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2007
Catalogue Number CW69-14/530-2007E-PDF
ISBN 978-0-662-46025-1

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