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Nevada Side-blotched Lizard

Uta stansburiana nevadensis

Description:

This male is an orange-throated morph that blended in nicely to the lichens on a basalt outcropping next to the Columbia river. 2.5 inches long from snout to vent. Tail is blunt or swollen (common for species), orange throat and belly, bluish-white spots on back.

Habitat:

Spotted next to the Columbia river. Basalt (volcanic rock) outcropping. Shrub-steppe.

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Brian38
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Brian38

Washington, USA

Spotted on Jun 9, 2019
Submitted on Jun 12, 2019

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