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Mesquite lizard

Sceloporus grammicus


lizard small to medium size ( 8-15 cm long snout tail). Its color is brown ( from light gray to dark gray ) and have 3 to 6 crossbars on the back that are more visible in females. Males have blue tint in the lower abdomen , usually a dark spot on the insertion arm with a short , narrow dorsal extension and back with dark transverse lines . larger than males and creamy belly and usually the color of the back is darker than males .


Sceloporus grammicus is kind of flaky sauropoda of family Phrynosomatidae of Mexico and the southern United States. commonly called "the huizache " or " mesquite lizard " .

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Nacho Garcia
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Nacho Garcia

Guanajuato, Mexico

Lat: 20.73, Long: -101.94

Spotted on Aug 22, 2016
Submitted on Aug 22, 2016

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