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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
  • Seri
    • tozípla
  • Spanish
    • Lagartija manchada norteña

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana ssp. elegans

Observer

microm

Date

December 20, 2014

Description

A young lizard appearing in an hibernation state in the woodpile.
It was about 4 inches long and moving slowly.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

December 19, 2014 12:05 PM PST

Description

Small lizard, surprised to see him on a cold day, about 50 degrees F in the sun.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana

Observer

vico4

Date

December 17, 2014 10:36 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana ssp. elegans

Observer

finatic

Date

December 13, 2014 11:02 AM PST

Description

Orange County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana ssp. elegans

Observer

jaykeller

Date

December 13, 2014 12:08 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana

Observer

asemerdj

Date

December 11, 2014 09:20 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana ssp. elegans

Observer

jaykeller

Date

December 12, 2014 06:36 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana

Observer

mc_california

Date

December 7, 2014 12:10 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana

Observer

gbentall

Date

October 17, 2014 12:36 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana

Observer

spencerdoughtie

Date

the past

Place

Eaton Canyon (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana

Observer

sambiology

Date

November 22, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana

Observer

sambiology

Date

November 22, 2014
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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.