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Uta stansburiana nevadensis
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.
Spotted next to the Columbia river. Basalt (volcanic rock) outcropping. Shrub-steppe.
Spotted on Jun 9, 2019
Submitted on Jun 12, 2019