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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Southern Alligator Lizard Elgaria multicarinata

Observer

tiwane

Date

August 28, 2014 04:45 PM PDT

Description

This is tough but it looks Southern to me. Light irises, somewhat of a "neck", and light markings in the middle of belly scales. Are there ever intergrades?

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jamo

Date

January 1, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Coast Range Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis ssp. bocourtii

Observer

jmaughn

Date

August 28, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Banded Gecko Coleonyx variegatus

Observer

treeder86

Date

March 28, 2005

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ornate Tree Lizard Urosaurus ornatus

Observer

treeder86

Date

March 27, 2005

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Patch-nosed Snake Salvadora hexalepis

Observer

treeder86

Date

March 26, 2005

Photos / Sounds

What

Coachwhip Coluber flagellum

Observer

treeder86

Date

March 26, 2005

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

August 22, 2014 02:37 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Five-lined Skink Plestiodon fasciatus

Date

August 20, 2014 12:50 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Coastal Rosy Boa Lichanura orcutti

Observer

rdm24

Date

May 13, 2010

Place

ramona, ca (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Observer

taogirl

Date

August 28, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

our porch light comes on any time someone moves near the porch; guess that attracts enough insects for this guy to feed on in the evening

Photos / Sounds

What

San Diego Gopher Snake Pituophis catenifer ssp. annectens

Observer

rdm24

Date

April 25, 2008

Description

Another supposedly non-aquatic snake found in a creek.

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Description from Wikipedia

The Squamata, or the scaled reptiles, are the largest recent order of reptiles, comprising all lizards and snakes. With over 9,000 species, it is the second-largest order of vertebrates after the perciform fish. Members of the order are distinguished by their skins, which bear horny scales or shields. They also possess movable quadrate bones, making it possible to move the upper jaw relative to the braincase. This is particularly visible in snakes, which are able to...

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