Lizards in Kentucky

Kentucky is only home to a handful of lizards, including the coal skink, the eastern fence lizard, and the six-lined racerunner.

Lizards in Kentucky

Lizards of Kentucky


Glass Lizards

  • Slender Glass Lizard


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

Spiny Lizards

  • Eastern Fence Lizard

Whiptail Lizards

  • Six-lined Racerunner

Largest Lizard: Broad-headed Skink

Smallest Lizard: Little Brown Skink

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