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    • Whiptails and tegus
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    • Cuijes, huicos y parientes
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    • Teiidae

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Laredo Striped Whiptail Aspidoscelis laredoensis

Observer

romeyswanson

Date

June 26, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Whiptail Aspidoscelis tigris

Date

June 25, 2016 03:49 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

I heard something making a lot of noise walking on the dried oak leaves, so I turned and saw this lizard. When I got close enough to it, I saw it was eating a white butterfly. It then proceeded to speed off, hence the lousy photos.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Whiptail Aspidoscelis tigris

Observer

amyjaeckerjones

Date

October 27, 2014

Description

Tiger whiptail lizard at Eaton Canyon.

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Whiptail Aspidoscelis tigris

Observer

amyjaeckerjones

Date

May 2, 2014

Description

2nd photo shows the lizard's trail.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Whiptail Aspidoscelis tigris

Observer

roadkill

Date

June 24, 2016

Description

First whiptail spotted in our backyard.

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Whiptail Aspidoscelis tigris

Observer

amyjaeckerjones

Date

April 8, 2014

Description

Tiger whiptail lizard above Eaton Canyon, on Pinecrest Dr., Altadena.

Photos / Sounds

What

Little Striped Whiptail Aspidoscelis inornata

Observer

peterjoseph

Date

June 24, 2016 03:29 PM CDT

Description

Found while cleaning a water tank.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Spotted Whiptail Aspidoscelis gularis

Observer

bob777

Date

June 25, 2016 12:08 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Six-lined Racerunner Aspidoscelis sexlineata

Observer

rclark77

Date

June 24, 2016 04:01 PM CDT

Description

Too fast for the camera

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Spotted Whiptail Aspidoscelis gularis

Observer

bob777

Date

June 25, 2016 11:15 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

California Whiptail Aspidoscelis tigris ssp. mundus

Observer

newtpatrol

Date

June 22, 2016 04:25 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

California Whiptail Aspidoscelis tigris ssp. mundus

Observer

kueda

Date

June 25, 2016 02:58 PM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Teiidae is a family of lizards native to the Americas, generally known as whiptails. The group includes the parthenogenic genera Cnemidophorus and Aspidoscelis, and the non-parthenogenic Tupinambis. It has over 230 member species in ten genera. About 75% of the species are in two dominant genera, Aspidoscelis and Cnemidophorus.

No range data available.
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