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    • Alligator Lizards and Legless Lizards
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    • Alicantes y parientes
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    • Anguidae

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Recent observations

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What

Northern Alligator Lizard Elgaria coerulea

Observer

okellhammer

Date

July 3, 2015 07:54 PM PDT

Description

A lively adult close to the spot where I recently found a road-killed individual. Slow down on those dirt roads folks!

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What

Alligator Lizards Genus Elgaria

Observer

nhm_nature

Date

May 20, 2015

Description

"I rescued it- it was alive and well and released into my garden" - misspryharski@yahoo.com

Observation and photo by misspryharski@yahoo.com

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What

Eastern Slender Glass Lizard Ophisaurus attenuatus

Observer

langaha

Date

July 2, 2015 08:01 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

California Alligator Lizard Elgaria multicarinata ssp. multicarinata

Observer

rjadams55

Date

April 10, 2011

Description

Very dark and skittish individual. Identified by eye color and distinctly keeled back scales.

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What

Shasta Alligator Lizard Elgaria coerulea ssp. shastensis

Observer

rjadams55

Date

June 21, 2011

Description

One of two seen this day in this area.

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What

San Diego Alligator Lizard Elgaria multicarinata ssp. webbii

Observer

steviekgold

Date

July 2, 2015 02:55 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Southern Alligator Lizard Elgaria multicarinata

Observer

nhm_nature

Date

April 26, 2015 05:00 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

"We found this lizard on April 26, 2015 in our backyard. It was around 5pm I think. It hung out for a while then crawled under the fence into our neighbors yard.

"We've had other lizards in our yard and once one was stuck in our BBQ a few years back but I hadn't taken photos. Now that we know about this program we will participate :) Thank you!!"

- Pam Almeida

Observation and photos by Pam Almeida, sent to rascals@nhm.org.

Photos / Sounds

What

Southern Alligator Lizard Elgaria multicarinata

Observer

dave-barry

Date

July 1, 2015

Description

Mutated tail.

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What

Southern Alligator Lizard Elgaria multicarinata

Observer

nhm_nature

Date

June 29, 2015 10:40 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Observation and photo by Sherry Lopata, sent to nature@nhm.org.

Photos / Sounds

What

Southern Alligator Lizard Elgaria multicarinata

Observer

twolfm1

Date

May 17, 2015

Description

Found in yard.

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What

Northern Alligator Lizard Elgaria coerulea

Observer

asemerdj

Date

June 30, 2015 11:52 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Southern Alligator Lizard Elgaria multicarinata

Observer

nhm_nature

Date

May 22, 2015

Description

Observation and photo by Karin Steinhauer.

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Description from Wikipedia

Anguidae is a large and diverse family of lizards native to the northern hemisphere. The group includes the slowworms, glass lizards, and alligator lizards, among others. Anguidae is divided into three subfamilies and contains 94 species in eight genera. They have hard osteoderms beneath their scales, and many of the species have reduced or absent limbs, giving them a snake-like appearance, although others are fully limbed.

No range data available.