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A Guide to the Amphibians
and Reptiles of California


Photo Index of California Lizards                  

These are pictures of California's indigenous lizards along with some introduced species.
Click on a name link to go to the main page for more pictures and information about a particular lizard and its habitat.
 
San Francisco Alligator Lizard
San Francisco Alligator Lizard
Elgaria coerulea coerulea
Sierra Alligator Lizard
Elgaria coerulea palmeri
Northwestern Alligator Lizard
Elgaria coerulea principis
Shasta Alligator Lizard
Elgaria coerulea shastensis
       
California Alligator Lizard
Elgaria multicarinata multicarinata
San Diego Alligator Lizard
Elgaria multicarinata webbii
Oregon Alligator Lizard
Elgaria multicarinata scincicauda
Panamint Alligator Lizard
Elgaria panamintina
       
California Legless Lizard California Legless Lizard California Legless Lizard California Legless Lizard
© Alex Krohn © William Flaxington    
Temblor Legless Lizard
Anniella alexanderae

Southern Sierra Legless Lizard
Anniella campi
Bakersfield Legless Lizard
Anniella grinnelli
Southern California Legless Lizard
Anniella stebbinsi
       
Northern California Legless Lizard
Anniella pulchra
Black Legless Lizard
Anniella pulchra (dark phase)
Great Basin Collared Lizard
Crotaphytus bicinctores
Baja California Collared Lizard
Crotaphytus vestigium
       
Long-nosed Leopard Lizard
Cope's Leopard Lizard
Gambelia copei
Blunt-nosed Leopard Lizard
Gambelia sila
Long-nosed Leopard Lizard
Gambelia wislizenii
Peninsular Banded Gecko
Coleonyx switaki
       
Desert Banded Gecko Banded Gila Monster
San Diego Banded Gecko
Coleonlyx variegatus abbotti
Desert Banded Gecko
Coleonyx variegatus variegatus
Peninsular Leaf-toed Gecko
Phyllodactylus nocticolus
Banded Gila Monster
Heloderma suspectum cinctum
       
Northern Desert Iguana
Dipsosaurus dorsalis dorsalis
Common Chuckwalla
Sauromalus ater
Western Zebra-tailed Lizard
Callisaurus draconoides rhodostictus
Mearn's Rock Lizard
Petrosaurus mearnsi mearnsi
       
Pygmy Short-horned Lizard
Blainville's (Coast) Horned Lizard
Phrynosoma blainvillii
Pygmy Short-horned Lizard
Phrynosoma douglasii
Flat-tail Horned Lizard
Phrynosoma mcallii
Southern Desert Horned Lizard
Phrynosoma platyrhinos calidiarum
       
Western Sagebrush Lizard Southern Sagebrush Lizard
Northern Desert Horned Lizard
Phrynosoma platyrhinos platyrhinos
Western Sagebrush Lizard
Sceloporus graciosus gracilis
Northern Sagebrush Lizard
Sceloporus graciosus graciosus
Southern Sagebrush Lizard
Sceloporus graciosus vandenburgianus
       
San Joaquin Fence Lizard
Desert Spiny Lizard
Sceloporus magister
Island Fence Lizard
Sceloporus occidentalis becki
San Joaquin Fence Lizard
Sceloporus occidentalis biseriatus
Coast Range Fence Lizard
Sceloporus occidentalis bocourtii
       
Granite Spiny Lizard Male Granite Spiny Lizard
Great Basin Fence Lizard
Sceloporus occidentalis longipes
Northwestern Fence Lizard
Sceloporus occidentalis occidentalis
Female                 Granite Spiny Lizard                 Male
Sceloporus orcutti
     
Coachella Valley Fringe-toed Lizard
Sierra Fence Lizard
Sceloporus occidentalis taylori
Yellow-backed Spiny Lizard
Sceloporus uniformis
Coachella Fringe-toed Lizard
Uma inornata
Colorado Desert Fringe-toed Lizard
Uma notata
       
Long-tailed Brush Lizard Baja California Brush Lizard
Mohave Fringe-toed Lizard
Uma scoparia
Western Long-tailed Brush Lizard
Urosaurus graciosus graciosus
Baja California Brush Lizard
Urosaurus nigricaudus
Colorado River Tree Lizard
Urosaurus ornatus symmetricus
       
Western Side-blotched Lizard
Western Side-blotched Lizard
Uta stansburiana elegans
Nevada Side-blotched Lizard
Uta stansburiana nevadensis
Variegated Skink
Plestiodon gilberti cancellosus
Greater Brown Skink
Plestiodon "gilberti" gilberti
       
Northern Brown Skink
Plestiodon "gilberti" placerensis
Western Red-tailed Skink
Plestiodon "gilberti" rubricaudatus
Skilton's Skink
Plestiodon skiltonianus skiltonianus
Coronado Skink
Plestiodon skiltonianus interparietalis
       
Belding's Orange-throated Whiptail
Aspidoscelis hyperythra beldingi
Coastal Whiptail
Aspidoscelis tigris stejnegeri
California Whiptail
Aspidoscelis tigris munda
Great Basin Whiptail
Aspidoscelis tigris tigris
       

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Sandstone Night Lizard
Xantusia gracilis
Granite Night Lizard
Xantusia henshawi
San Clemente Night Lizard
Xantusia riversiana reticulata
San Nicolas Night Lizard
Xantusia riversiana riversiana
       
 
Sierra Night Lizard
Xantusia sierrae
Yucca Night Lizard
Xantusia vigilis
Baja California Night Lizard
Xantusia wigginsi
 
       

Alien Species

       
Green Anole Green Anole Colorado Desert Fringe-toed Lizard
Green Anole
Anolis Carolinensis
Cuban Brown Anole
Anolis sagrei sagrei
   
Mediterranean House Gecko San Francisco Alligator Lizard
    © William Flaxington © Patrick Briggs
Mediterranean House Gecko
Hemidactylus turcicus
White-spotted Wall Gecko
Tarentola annularis
Moorish Wall Gecko
Tarentola mauritanica
     
   
Southern Italian Wall Lizard
Podaris siculus siculus
Jackson's Chameleon
Chamaeleo jacksonii
   
     
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