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Sceloporus occidentalis tailoryi
Western fence lizards measure a total length of about 21 cm. They are brown to black in color (the brown may be sandy or greenish) and have black stripes on their backs, but their most distinguishing characteristic is their bright blue bellies. The ventral sides of the limbs are yellow.These lizards also have blue patches on their throats. This bright coloration is faint or absent in both females and juveniles. The scales of S. occidentalis are sharply keeled. They do push-ups as intimidating display.
Rocks in Olmsted Point, Tioga Rd., CA. South of Lake Tahoe.