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Medium-sized lizard with protruding eyelids. Light tan with dark brown to black crossbands, most evident in juveniles, breaking up with age into blotches, spots, and variegations. Skin purple; dorsal scales uniformily granular. Preanal pores continuous across midline of males. Toes slender; no pads.
Rocky tracts, canyon walls, and sand dunes in desert and semiarid areas. Avoids the heat of day by hiding in rock crevices or under logs, fallen limbs, pr rubbish.
Spotted on Aug 24, 2012
Submitted on Aug 25, 2012