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The Long-tailed Brush Lizard, Urosaurus graciosus, occurs in the Mojave and northern Colorado Deserts in the states of California, Arizona, Nevada, and also in Baja California. This species received its common name due to its tail, which is more than t...

The Coachella Valley Fringe-toed Lizard, Uma inornata, is a species of lizard found in California. It is restricted to the fine wind-blown sand deposits in the sandy plains of the Coachella Valley. It is listed as an endangered species and since the 1...

The Eastern Fence Lizard, Sceloporus undulatus, is a medium sized lizard found along forest edges, rock piles, and rotting logs or stumps. They are found from southwestern Canada in the province of British Columbia, across the Great Plains of the easte...

The Crevice Spiny Lizard, Sceloporus poinsettii, is a small phrynosomadtid lizard found in the Chihuahua Desert in the US states of Texas and New Mexico, and in the Mexican states of Chihuahua and Coahuila. They prefer semi-arid habitats, often of lime...

The Granite Spiny Lizard, Sceloporus orcutti, is found in extreme southern California in the United States and south into Baja California. It can be observed perched atop boulders from a considerable distance. They are primarily associated with rocky h...

The Texas Spiny Lizard, Sceloporus olivaceus, is a species of lizard native to the south central United States and in northeastern Mexico. In the U.S. they are found in Texas and Oklahoma, and in Mexico they are found in the states of Coahuila, Nuevo L...

The Emerald Swift or Green Spiny Lizard, Sceloporus malachiticus, is a species of small lizard in the Phrynosomatidae family, native to Central America. The Emerald Swift is found from Mexico's Yucatan region, to Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvado...

The Southern Sagebrush Lizard, Sceloporus graciosus, is a small gray or brown species of lizard with contrasting blotches or crossbars on the dorsum, and black bars on shoulder. It has a rusty color on the neck and on the sides of the body. The dorsal ...

The Desert Horned Lizard, Phrynosoma platyrhinos, is native to western North America. Two subspecies are recognized. The Northern Desert Horned Lizard is found in Idaho, Utah, Nevada and parts of Montana. The Southern Desert Horned Lizard is commonly f...

The Flat-tailed Horned Lizard, Phrynosoma mcallii, is a found in a small area of the Sonoran Desert of southwestern California, southwestern Arizona, and extreme northern Mexico. They are threatened by development, agriculture, and other man-made intru...

The Banded Rock Lizard, Petrosaurus mearnsi, is a flat-bodied lizard with an olive, brown or gray dorsum and white or bluish spots. It has a single black collar, a banded tail, and granular scales on its body with keeled tail and limb scales. It is 2.4...

The Greater Earless Lizard, Cophosaurus texanus, is a species of lizard found in the southern American States of Texas, New Mexico and Arizona. They are also found in Mexico in the states of Sonora, Chihuahua, Durango, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas,...

The Long-nosed Leopard Lizard, Gambelia wislizenii, is a large predatory member of the Collared lizard family. Their range extends over most of the western United States and into northern Mexico. The epithet wislizenii is in honor of the German-America...

The blunt-nosed leopard lizard, Gambelia silus, is a relatively large lizard belonging to the Iguanidae family. It has a long, regenerative tail, powerful hind limbs, and a short, blunt snout. Adult males are slightly larger than females, ranging in si...

The Rhinoceros Iguana, Cyclura cornuta, is a medium-sized iguana that is found primarily on the Caribbean Islands. They are native to Haiti and the Dominican Republic. These are a threatened species and are prohibited in the pet trade. There are an est...

The Desert Iguana, Dipsosaurus dorsalis, is one of the most common lizards of the Sonoran and Mojave deserts of the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico. They also can be found on several islands in the Gulf of California. Their preferred...

The Mona Ground Iguana, Cyclura cornuta stejnegeri, is a subspecies of the rhinoceros iguana and is endemic to Mona Island, Puerto Rico. It is the largest terrestrial iguana in Puerto Rico. They are scattered throughout the entire island, however they ...

The Blue Iguana, Cyclura lewisi, is a critically endangered species of lizard that is found on the island of Grand Cayman. It is estimated that only 25 of these animals still survive. It is expected that the population will be extinct within the first ...

The Turks and Caicos Rock Iguana, Cyclura carinata, is only found on the Caribbean Islands of Turks and Caicos. They are the most abundant rock iguanas in the Caribbean with populations estimated at 50,000. The Turks and Caicos Rock Iguana inhabits s...

The Fiji Banded Iguana, Brachylophus fasciatus, is found in Fiji, Tonga and other pacific islands. It is believed to have evolved from the Green Iguana from the Americas. Male banded iguanas are emerald green with light bluish bands. Females are solid ...