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Western Side-Blotched Lizard

Uta stansburiana elegans

Description:

Spotted this brightly colored lizard in the Botanic Gardens of the University of California, Riverside.

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3 Comments

brodiemaxa
brodiemaxa 12 years ago

It was inside technically, however all animals there are from the immediate surrounding area. Besides red-eared sliders that is.

Jellis
Jellis 12 years ago

If from Cali
Close to Uta stansburiana nevadensis - Nevada Side-blotched Lizard
and
Uta stansburiana elegans - Western Side-blotched Lizard
http://www.californiaherps.com/lizards/i...

Jellis
Jellis 12 years ago

Hi, For help with ID was this inside (captive) or outside (wild) the gardens? That way we can see if it is native to the area or non native.

Max Brodie
Spotted by
Max Brodie

Riverside, California, USA

Spotted on May 29, 2010
Submitted on Jun 28, 2012

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