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    • Elgaria
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    • Alligator Lizards
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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Southern Alligator Lizard Elgaria multicarinata

Observer

nhm_nature

Date

June 15, 2014

Description

"Saw these guys in Griffith park.
About June 15 this year." - Eric Richard

Observation and photo by Eric Richard, sent to rascals@nhm.org.

Photos / Sounds

What

Southern Alligator Lizard Elgaria multicarinata

Observer

steviekgold

Date

August 29, 2014 07:29 PM PDT

Description

Lost it's tail and is beginning to grow back. Located on a small patch of dirt next to an apartment complex in about 85 degree weather. Did not move away or try to flee as I grabbed it. Last photo is for relative size comparison.

Photos / Sounds

What

Southern Alligator Lizard Elgaria multicarinata

Observer

pileated

Date

August 15, 2014

Description

About 3/4 m arboreal in a pepper (Capsicum) plant that is regularly watered.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Alligator Lizards Genus Elgaria

Observer

sbayes

Date

August 27, 2014 08:50 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Southern Alligator Lizard Elgaria multicarinata

Observer

ladyg

Date

August 27, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

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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

What

Southern Alligator Lizard Elgaria multicarinata

Observer

robberfly

Date

August 28, 2014 04:41 PM PDT

Description

Yellow Iris/ void of belly markings = Southern?

Photos / Sounds

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What

southern alligator lizard Elgaria multicarinata

Observer

rdm24

Date

August 28, 2014

Description

I see these guys pretty regularly in my garden, including the bright orange-backed juveniles.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

San Diego Alligator Lizard Elgaria multicarinata ssp. webbii

Observer

nhm_nature

Date

August 25, 2014 08:59 PM PDT

Description

"This seems to be a significant sighting. I wonder if this little beauty wandered out of Griffith Park and settled into a urinal in the basement of the LACC Chemistry building. Luckily school is on break and the urinal was bone dry. Rescued and currently living in Mount Washington terrarium." - Daniel Marlos

Observation and photo by Daniel Marlos.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Southern Alligator Lizard Elgaria multicarinata

Observer

nhm_nature

Date

August 26, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

"The lizard was huge. ( Possibly it was 12 inches long)" - Ken Yanagida

Observation and photo by Ken Yanagida, sent to rascals@nhm.org.

Photos / Sounds

What

Southern Alligator Lizard Elgaria multicarinata

Date

August 27, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Southern Alligator Lizard Elgaria multicarinata

Observer

cspnl

Date

August 27, 2014 04:33 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

This one is medium sized, smaller than the one that was hiding between the retaining wall blocks for about a week and a half (and moved on). Sadly this one looks like it lost most of its tail. Was near garden sage plant just about 6 feet East of the oregano where the tiny lizards found in the house, were released today. Sorry photo is so blurry, he was understandably very skittish unlike the others, and ran away before I could get any more photos. He's probably 2 to 3 times as big as the one found on gray cinderblock wall a few days ago (head/neck size).

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Description from Wikipedia

Elgaria is a genus of lizards that includes several of the alligator lizard species.

No range data available.