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  • Scientific Names
    • Ophisaurus attenuatus
    • Ophisaurus attenuatus sulcatus
    • Ophisaurus ventralis attenuatus
  • English
    • Slender Glass Lizard
  • Spanish
    • Lagartija sin patas del noreste

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Recent observations

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What

Slender Glass Lizard Ophisaurus attenuatus

Observer

spat

Date

January 18, 2017 03:45 PM CST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Slender Glass Lizard Ophisaurus attenuatus

Observer

charley

Date

May 22, 2010 07:10 AM CDT

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What

Eastern Slender Glass Lizard Ophisaurus attenuatus ssp. longicaudus

Observer

michiko

Date

March 18, 2015 07:59 PM EDT

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What

Eastern Slender Glass Lizard Ophisaurus attenuatus ssp. longicaudus

Observer

michiszed

Date

December 27, 2016 02:08 PM CST

Description

ID made later, after animal was photographed and released.

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Slender Glass Lizard Ophisaurus attenuatus

Observer

anewman

Date

December 1, 2016 12:00 PM CST

Description

Found after burn.

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Slender Glass Lizard Ophisaurus attenuatus

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liapun312

Date

October 22, 2016 11:26 AM CDT

Description

Under tin

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Slender Glass Lizard Ophisaurus attenuatus

Observer

liapun312

Date

October 22, 2016 11:19 AM CDT

Description

Active

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Slender Glass Lizard Ophisaurus attenuatus

Observer

liapun312

Date

October 14, 2016 06:16 PM CDT

Description

AOR

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Slender Glass Lizard Ophisaurus attenuatus

Observer

liapun312

Date

October 7, 2016 03:09 PM CDT

Description

AOR

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What

Western Slender Glass Lizard Ophisaurus attenuatus ssp. attenuatus

Observer

mako252

Date

September 22, 2016 06:45 PM CDT

Description

DOR

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Square

What

Western Slender Glass Lizard Ophisaurus attenuatus ssp. attenuatus

Observer

salamander9505

Date

July 11, 2006 07:59 PM CDT

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What

Western Slender Glass Lizard Ophisaurus attenuatus ssp. attenuatus

Observer

jlzachary1

Date

September 10, 2016 12:05 PM CDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The slender glass lizard, (Ophisaurus attenuatus) is a legless lizard which can attain a length of up to 1 metre. Two subspecies are recognised.

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Conservation Summary

  • North Carolina, US
    Significantly Rare: Any species which has not been listed by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission as an Endangered, Threatened, or Special Concern species, but which exists in the state (or recently occurred in the state) in small numbers and has been determined by the N.C. Natural Heritage Program to need monitoring. (This is a N.C. Natural Heritage Program designation.) Significantly Rare species include "peripheral" species, whereby North Carolina lies at the periphery of the species' range (such as Hermit Thrush), as well as species of historical occurrence with some likelihood of re-discovery in the state. Species considered extirpated in the state, with little likelihood of re-discovery, are given no N.C. Status (unless already listed by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission as E, T, or SC).
Source: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/spatial-data. Downloaded March 2011.
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