LIZARDS FOUND IN CALIFORNIA

CaliforniaHerps.com
A Guide to the Amphibians
and Reptiles of California
 
   

San Francisco Alligator Lizard - Elgaria coerulea coerulea

   
SF alligator lizard SF alligator lizard range map    
ADULT RANGE: RED    
SF alligator lizard      
JUVENILE      
       

Sierra Alligator Lizard - Elgaria coerulea palmeri

   
Sierra alligator lizard
Sierra alligator lizard range map    
ADULT RANGE: ORANGE    
Sierra Alligator Lizard      
JUVENILE      
       

Northwestern Alligator Lizard - Elgaria coerulea principis

   
Northwestern Alligator Lizard Northwestern Alligator Lizard range map    
ADULT RANGE: VIOLET    
Northwestern Alligator Lizard      
JUVENILE      
       

Shasta Alligator Lizard - Elgaria coerulea shastenis

     

Shasta Alligator Lizard

shasta alligator lizard range map    
ADULT RANGE: PURPLE    
Shasta Alligator Lizard      
JUVENILE      
       
California Alligator Lizard -
Elgaria multicarinata multicarinata
California alligator lizard range map California Alligator Lizard
  Adult
Range Shown in Red Juvenile
       
Oregon Alligator Lizard -
Elgaria multicarinata scincicauda
Oregon Alligator Lizard range map Oregon Alligator Lizard
  Adult Range Shown in Orange Adult
       
San Diego Alligator Lizard -
Elgaria multicarinata webbii
san diego alligator lizard range map San Diego Alligator Lizard
  Adult Range Shown in Purple Juvenile
       
Panamint Alligator Lizard -
Elgaria panamintina
Panamint Alligator Lizard range map Panamint Alligator Lizard
  Adult
Range Shown in Red Juvenile
       
North American Legless Lizard -
Anniella
California Legless Lizard California Legless Lizard
  Adult Range Shown in Red Dark Adult
       
Great Basin Collared Lizard -
Crotaphytus bicinctores
 
    Range Shown in Red  
       
Baja California Collared Lizard -
Crotaphytus vestigium
Baja California Collared Lizard Baja California Collared Lizard
    Range Shown in Red  
       

Cope's Leopard Lizard -
Gambelia copei

Cope's Leopard Lizard  
    Range Shown in Red  
       
Blunt-nosed Leopard Lizard -
Gambelia sila
Blunt-nosed Leopard Lizard  
    Range Shown in Red  
       
Long-nosed Leopard Lizard -
Gambelia wislizenii
Long-nosed Leopard Lizard Long-nosed Leopard Lizard
  Adult Range Shown in Red Juvenile
       
Peninsular Banded Gecko -
Coleonyx switaki
Peninsular Banded Gecko Peninsular Banded Gecko
  Adult Range Shown in Red Juvenile
       
San Diego Banded Gecko -
Coleonlyx variegatus abbotti
  San Diego Banded Gecko
  Adult Range Shown in Purple Juvenile
       
Desert Banded Gecko -
Coleonyx variegatus variegatus
Desert Banded Gecko Desert Banded Gecko
    Range Shown in Red  
       
Peninsular Leaf-toed Gecko -
Phyllodactylus nocticolus
Peninsular Leaf-toed Gecko  
    Range Shown in Red  
       
Mediterranean House Gecko -
Hemidactylus turcicus   
(Alien Species)
Mediterranean house gecko
Mediterranean house gecko
 
Range Shown in Dots
 
       
Banded Gila Monster -
Heloderma suspectum cinctum
Banded Gila Monster  
  Adult
Range Shown in Red  
       
Northern Desert Iguana - Dipsosaurus dorsalis dorsalis Northern Desert Iguana Northern Desert Iguana
    Range Shown in Red  
       
Common Chuckwalla -
Sauromalus ater
Common Chuckwalla Common Chuckwalla
    Range Shown in Red  
       
Western Zebra-tailed Lizard -
Callisaurus draconoides rhodostictus
Western Zebra-tailed Lizard Western Zebra-tailed Lizard
    Range Shown in Red  
       
Mearn's Rock Lizard -
Petrosaurus mearnsi mearnsi
Mearns' Rock Lizard  
    Range Shown in Red  
       
Blainville's (Coast) Horned Lizard -
Phrynosoma blainvillii
Coast Horned Lizard  
  Adult Range Shown in Red  
       
Pygmy Short-horned Lizard -
Phrynosoma douglasii
Pygmy Short-horned Lizard  
    Range Shown in Red  
       
       
       
       
Flat-tail Horned Lizard -
Phrynosoma mcallii
Flat-tail Horned Lizard  
  Adult Range Shown in Red  
       
Southern Desert Horned Lizard -
Phrynosoma platyrhinos calidiarum
Southern Desert Horned Lizard  
  Adult Range Shown in Red  
       
Northern Desert Horned Lizard -
Phrynosoma platyrhinos platyrhinos
Northern Desert Horned Lizard  
  Adult Range Shown in Purple  
       
Western Sagebrush Lizard -
Sceloporus graciosus gracilis
Western Sagebrush Lizard Western Sagebrush Lizard
  Adult Male Range Shown in Orange Adult Female
       
Northern Sagebrush Lizard -
Sceloporus graciosus graciosus
Northern Sagebrush Lizard Northern Sagebrush Lizard
    Range Shown in Red  
       
Southern Sagebrush Lizard -
Sceloporus graciosus vandenburgianus
Southern Sagebrush Lizard Southern Sagebrush Lizard
    Range Shown in Orange  
       
Desert Spiny Lizard -
Sceloporus magister
desert spiny lizard desert spiny lizard
    Range Shown in Red  
       
Island Fence Lizard -
Sceloporus occidentalis becki
Island Fence Lizard Island Fence Lizard
    Range Shown in Green  
       
San Joaquin Fence Lizard -
Sceloporus occidentalis biseriatus
San Joaquin Fence Lizard San Joaquin Fence Lizard
    Range Shown in Light Blue  
       
       
       
       
Coast Range Fence Lizard -
Sceloporus occidentalis bocourtii
Coast Range Fence Lizard Coast Range Fence Lizard
    Range Shown in Purple  
       
Great Basin Fence Lizard -
Sceloporus occidentalis longipes
Great Basin Fence Lizard Great Basin Fence Lizard
    Range Shown in Orange  
       
Northwestern Fence Lizard -
Sceloporus occidentalis occidentalis
Northwestern Fence Lizard  
    Range Shown in Red  
       
Sierra Fence Lizard -
Sceloporus occidentalis taylori
Sierra Fence Lizard  
    Range Shown in ?  
       
Granite Spiny Lizard -
Sceloporus orcutti
Granite Spiny Lizard  
    Range Shown in Red  
       

Yellow-backed Spiny Lizard -
Sceloporus uniformis

yellow-backed spiny lizard  
    Range Shown in Red  
       
Coachella Fringe-toed Lizard -
Uma inornata
Coachella Valley Fringe-toed Lizard  
 
Range Shown in Red  
       
Colorado Desert Fringe-toed Lizard -
Uma notata
Colorado Desert Fringe-toed Lizard  
    Range Shown in Red  
       
Mohave Fringe-toed Lizard -
Uma scoparia
Mohave Fringe-toed Lizard  
    Range Shown in Red  
       
Western Long-tailed Brush Lizard -
Urosaurus graciosus graciosus
Long-tailed Brush Lizard  
    Range Shown in Red  
       
Baja California Brush Lizard -
Urosaurus nigricaudus
Baja California Brush Lizard  
    Range Shown in Red  
       
Colorado River Tree Lizard - Urosaurus ornatus symmetricus Colorado River Tree Lizard  
    Range Shown in Red  
       
Western Side-blotched Lizard -
Uta stansburiana elegans
Western Side-blotched Lizard  
    Range Shown in Red  
       
Nevada Side-blotched Lizard -
Uta stansburiana nevadensis
Nevada Side-blotched Lizard  
    Range Shown in Purple  
       
Variegated Skink -
Plestiodon gilberti cancellosus
Variegated Skink Variegated Skink
    Range Shown in Orange  
       
Greater Brown Skink - Plestiodon "gilberti" gilberti Greater Brown Skink Greater Brown Skink
    Range Shown in Purple  
       
Northern Brown Skink -
Plestiodon "gilberti" placerensis
Northern Brown Skink Northern Brown Skink
    Range Shown in Purple  
       
Western Red-tailed Skink -
Plestiodon "gilberti" rubricaudatus
Gilbert's Skink Gilbert's Skink
    Range Shown in Red  
       
Coronado Skink -
Plestiodon skiltonianus interparietalis
Coronado Skink Coronado Skink
 
Range Shown in Purple  
       
Skilton's Skink -
Plestiodon skiltonianus skiltonianus
Skilton's Skink Skilton's Skink
    Range Shown in Red  
       
Belding's Orange-throated Whiptail -
Aspidoscelis hyperythra beldingi
Belding's Orange-throated Whiptail  
    Range Shown in Red  
       
California Whiptail -
Aspidoscelis tigris munda
California Whiptail  
    Range Shown in Orange  
       
Coastal Whiptail -
Aspidoscelis tigris stejnegeri
Coastal Whiptail  
    Range Shown in Purple  
       
Great Basin Whiptail -
Aspidoscelis tigris tigris
Great Basin Whiptail  
    Range Shown in Red  
       
Sandstone Night Lizard -
Xantusia gracilis
Sandstone Night Lizard  
    Range Shown in Red  
       
Granite Night Lizard -
Xantusia henshawi
Granite Night Lizard  
    Range Shown in Red  
       
San Clemente Night Lizard - Xantusia riversiana reticulata San Clemente Night Lizard  
    Range Shown Red  
       
San Nicolas Night Lizard -
Xantusia riversiana riversiana
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    Range Shown in Green  
       
Sierra Night Lizard -
Xantusia sierrae
Sierra Night Lizard  
    Range Shown in Purple  
       
Yucca Night Lizard -
Xantusia vigilis
Desert Night Lizard  
    Range Shown in Red  
       
Baja California Night Lizard -
Xantusia wigginsi
Baja California Night Lizard  
    Range Shown in Red  
       
Jackson's Chameleon -
Chamaeleo jacksonii  
(Alien Species)
Yellow-crested Jackson's Chameleon Yellow-crested Jackson's Chameleon
 
Introduced Range Shown in Red  
       
Southern Italian Wall Lizard -
Podaris siculus siculus   

(Alien Species)
Southern Italian Wall Lizard Southern Italian Wall Lizard
 
Introduced Range Shown in Red  
       
Green Anole -
Anolis Carolinensis
  

(Alien Species)
Green Anole map  
 
Introduced Range Shown in Dots
 




SF alligator lizard range map


     








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