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Ornate Tree Lizard

Urosaurus ornatus

Description:

Ornate Tree Lizard basking on a typical red/pink rock in Zion National Park.

Habitat:

Arid terrain

2 Species ID Suggestions

Western fence lizard
Sceloporus occidentalis Western fence lizard
AshleyT
AshleyT 6 years ago
Ornate Tree Lizard
Urosaurus ornatus Utah Division of Wildlife Resources


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3 Comments

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 6 years ago

Thank you shebebusynow for the ID suggestion

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 6 years ago

Thank you Ashley for the ID and the link.

AshleyT
AshleyT 6 years ago

The pattern is wrong for a fence lizard and it doesn't have the right type of scales to be a Sceloporus sp., they would be much larger on a Sceloporus.

LuisStevens
Spotted by
LuisStevens

Utah, USA

Spotted on Jul 12, 2013
Submitted on Apr 30, 2014

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