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Southern Alligator Lizard (juvenile)

Elgaria multicarinata

Description:

My nephew spotted this tiny juvenile Southern Alligator Lizard while we were walking in the Miller-Knox Regional Shoreline trail, Point Richmond, CA. It was only about 3 inches long.

Habitat:

Miller-Knox Regional Shoreline trail, Point Richmond, CA.

2 Species ID Suggestions

JimRadley
JimRadley 9 years ago
Southern Alligator Lizard (youth)
Elgaria multicarinata Southern Alligator Lizard
western fence lizard
Sceloporus occidentalis


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2 Comments

misako
misako 9 years ago

Ana: I did not see the abdomen. But I think Jim might be correct, the juvenile Elgaria multicarinata photos I have been reviewing look more like the lizard I spotted. Thanks Jim.

AnaCristinaLu
AnaCristinaLu 9 years ago

the ventral abdomen was blue?

misako
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misako

Richmond, California, USA

Spotted on Sep 7, 2011
Submitted on Sep 8, 2011

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