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  • Scientific Names
    • Uta stansburiana
    • Uta antiqua
    • Uta concinna
    • Uta mannophorus
    • Uta stansburiana stellata
    • Uta stellata
  • Unknown
    • Dickerson's Side-blotched Lizard
  • English
    • Common Side-blotched Lizard
    • Dickerson's Side-blotched Lizard
    • Side-blotched Lizard
  • Spanish
    • lagartija manchada norteña
  • Seri
    • tozípla

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Recent observations

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What

Western Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana ssp. elegans

Observer

mickeylong

Date

October 30, 2014

Description

One seen along walkway in tunnel under concrete.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana ssp. elegans

Observer

finatic

Date

September 7, 2014 11:56 AM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana

Observer

ssprague

Date

October 22, 2014 09:42 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana ssp. elegans

Observer

mickeylong

Date

October 24, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana ssp. elegans

Observer

patsimpson2000

Date

March 31, 2013 02:24 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Western Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana ssp. elegans

Observer

danielleaube

Date

October 23, 2014 03:36 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana ssp. elegans

Observer

cspnl

Date

October 12, 2014 03:48 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana ssp. elegans

Observer

finatic

Date

August 22, 2010 02:30 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana

Observer

mrbufo

Date

September 24, 2014 12:20 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana

Observer

finatic

Date

September 1, 2010 01:50 PM PDT

Description

Orange County, California, US

Young lizard already missing part of its tail.

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Side-Blotched lizard Uta stansburiana ssp. elegans

Observer

dominic

Date

October 11, 2014

Description

Juvenile or patternless adult. I'm not to good with identifying these guys. I saw the blotch in a quick glimpse though. Didn't get a picture of it but I saw it.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana

Observer

xantusiahunter

Date

October 10, 2014 01:01 PM PDT

Description

Found under our generator at Great Western War

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Description from Wikipedia

The common side-blotched lizard (Uta stansburiana) is a species of side-blotched lizard found on the Pacific Coast of North America. It is notable for having a unique form of polymorphism wherein each of the three different male morphs utilizes a different strategy in acquiring mates. The three morphs compete against each other following a pattern of rock, paper, scissors, where one morph has advantages over another but is outcompeted by the third.

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Conservation Summary

Source: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/spatial-data. Downloaded March 2011.