You didn't "mess up" my carpet did you??? My gosh, you start going out early. I generally don't get out there until at least the third week in March! What did the splendida look like? And was the Eumeces a striped one or a patternless one? If you were near the area where I have laid out the carpet, you won't see many skinks... when you come back out, I will show you where to find those little boogers!