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Northern Earless Lizard

Holbrookia maculata maculata

Description:

This is a gravid (pregnant) female Lesser Earless Lizard. They take on bright orange/yellow/red markings when they become pregnant.

Habitat:

Semi-arid grasslands, shrublands, plains, dry sandy soil, predominant vegetation: prairie grasses, banana yucca, juniper, sagebrush

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3 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Cute!

MitchRay
MitchRay 9 years ago

Glad to see another Earless Lizard on Project Noah, I've got a few spottings up of Texas Earless Lizards, and they are quickly becoming one of my favorite critters.

The MnMs
The MnMs 9 years ago

Very nice!

wrathraptor
Spotted by
wrathraptor

Keenesburg, Colorado

Spotted on Jun 2, 2011
Submitted on Jun 11, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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