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Herps found on the island
     
Xantusia riverisana reticulata - San Clemente Nignt Lizard
Adult, Santa Barbara Island Adult, Santa Barbara Island Adult, striped form, San Clemente Island © Bob Haase
     
Uta stansburiana elegans - Western Side blotched Lizard
Adult male, Santa Cruz Island, Santa Barbara County
   
  Adult, Santa Catalina Island
© Nathan Smith
 
 
Elgaria multicarinata webbii - San Diego Alligator Lizard
A report by Backlin, et al * states that the southern alligator lizard is not found on San Clemente Island. However there is a record of a specimen of Elgaria multicarinata in the San Diego Natural History Museum Herpetology Collection that was collected on San Clemente Island July 31st,1948 by Grant, Chapman - SDSNH Catalog # 18544.


* Backlin, Adam R., Sara L. Compton, Zsolt B. Kahancza, Robert N. Fisher U.S. Geological Survey Western Ecological Research Center.
Baseline Biodiversity Survey for Santa Catalina Island: Herpetofauna and Ants with Remarks on Small Mammals and Others. Prepared for Catalina Island Conservancy. Final Report 2005.
http://www.werc.usgs.gov/fileHandler.ashx?File=/Lists/Products/Attachments/3570/CatReport2004.pdf


I don't have any pictures of San Clemente Island. If you have some that I can use - please email them to me! Thanks.


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