Lizards in Indiana

Only six lizards are living in Indiana. The reasons behind this are yet to be determined, despite the state’s humid climate, which should be ideal for reptiles.

Lizards in Indiana

Lizards of Indiana

Glass Lizards

  • Slender Glass Lizard


  • Broad-headed Skink
  • Common Five-lined Skink
  • Little Brown Skink

Spiny Lizards

  • Eastern Fence Lizard

Whiptail Lizards

  • Six-lined Racerunner

Most Common Lizard: Common five-lined skink


1. Are there poisonous lizards in Indiana?

There are no poisonous lizards in Indiana. Some people believe the broad-headed skink to be poisonous due to their bright coloration, whereas in reality, it is not.

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