Herpetology/Lizards

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This page contains information on lizards on the Herpetology List. For more general information about the event, see Herpetology.

Suborder Lacertila/Sauria (lizards)

Lacertila/Sauria belongs to Order Squamata.

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Family Gekkonidae (gecko lizards)

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Family Polychridae (anoles)

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Genus Anolis (anoles)

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Family Iguanidae (iguanids)

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Genus Iguana (green iguana)

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Genus Dipsosaurus (desert iguana)

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Genus Sauromalus (chuckwalla)

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Family Crotaphytidae (collared lizards)

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Family Phrynosomatidae

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Genus Sceloporus (spiny lizards)

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Genera Cophosaurus and Holbrookia (earless lizards)

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Genus Uma (fringe toed lizards)

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Genera Urosaurus and Uta (tree and side blotched lizards)

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Genus Phrynosoma (horned lizards)

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Family Lacertidae (wall lizards)

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Family Teiidae (whiptails)

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Genus Cnemidophorus (racerunners and whiptails)

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Family Scincidae

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Genus Eumeces (skinks)

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Family Anguidae

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Genus Ophisaurus (glass lizards)

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Genus Gerrhonotus (alligator lizard)

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Family Helodermatidae (gila monster)

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Physical appearance beaded yellow, pink, and black scales. Have a black broad head, chin, and neck as well as black eyes.
Life cycle Live on average 8.3 years, but up to 20.
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Conservation status and efforts Near Threatened. Legally protected in all states they are found in.
Distribution Extreme southwestern Utah, southern Nevada. Ranges into Mexico and San Bernadino County, California.
Etymology Named for the Gila River in Arizona
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