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    • Elgaria
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    • Alligator Lizards
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    • Lagartos culebra

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Recent observations

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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

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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).

Photos / Sounds

What

Southern Alligator Lizard Elgaria multicarinata

Observer

cspnl

Date

August 27, 2014 12:02 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found another one, mostly hidden under throw rug, about 8 feet from dog's indoor food and water. This one didn't have a complete tail, looked healed over. Put in baggie; took outside near oregano and released. He crawled under some of the bark mulch and eventually went under the oregano to join the one released there about 1/2 hour ago. For size reference, the print from 20 to s in Dis, is 1 3/8 inch. (approximate snout to vent-with bend in body). The word DATE on baggie is 1/2 inch.

Photos / Sounds

What

Southern Alligator Lizard Elgaria multicarinata

Observer

cspnl

Date

August 27, 2014 11:32 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Much smaller than little one observed outdoors on cinderblock wall recently. Found near baseboards about 8 ft from door; caught in baggie; released outside and he went to hide under oregano where others have been found recently. For size reference, the work Date, is 1/2 inch, approximately his size from eye to elbow. 2 Calendar squares measure 3 1/8 inches. This lizard has a whole tail.

Photos / Sounds

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What

southern alligator lizard Elgaria multicarinata

Observer

naturespotter

Date

August 25, 2014 03:55 PM PDT

Description

Lizard with re-grown tail. Photo by Joyce Tierney.

Photos / Sounds

What

Southern Alligator Lizard Elgaria multicarinata

Observer

cspnl

Date

August 25, 2014 11:39 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Must be very young. Tail is almost twice as long as body. Wasn't afraid as I slowly put finger near him for size reference. Later he slowly walked up to the top of the wall. There is a planter behind the wall only about 6 inches to the other wall, with rocks tapering to ground level, CA poppies, lemon balm, flax, chrysanthemum, and zucchini squash for cover and/or host plants for food.

Photos / Sounds

What

California Alligator Lizard Elgaria multicarinata ssp. multicarinata

Observer

dominic

Date

August 24, 2014

Description

A few friends and I were exploring around a creek. I found this guy underneath some boards. The poor guys tail fell off right after he saw me too.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Alligator Lizard Elgaria coerulea

Observer

tigerhawkvok

Date

August 24, 2014 02:05 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

southern alligator lizard Elgaria multicarinata

Observer

naturespotter

Date

August 23, 2014 03:17 PM PDT

Description

Juvenile lizard. Photo by Jessica McIntyre

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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.