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Creative Commons Flickr Photos Tagged "Teiidae."

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Whiptail Aspidoscelis tigris

Observer

microm

Date

July 27, 2015

Place

Anza, CA (Google, OSM)

Description

A neighbor gave me this skink to photograph and have Identified.
It is in a bag of glycerin.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Belding’s Orange-throated Whiptail Aspidoscelis hyperythra ssp. beldingi

Observer

sidesplotch

Date

July 27, 2015 10:29 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Whiptail Aspidoscelis tigris

Observer

biosam

Date

June 22, 2015 10:50 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Coastal Whiptail Aspidoscelis tigris ssp. stejnegeri

Observer

cdegroof

Date

July 26, 2015 10:03 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

There are 2 in this photo. I've never seen these in this park before. Also saw a gopher snake about 10 meters away but it went into a bush and disappeared before I could shoot a photo.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Six-lined Racerunner Aspidoscelis sexlineata

Observer

royaltyler

Date

July 25, 2015 09:42 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Basin Whiptail Aspidoscelis tigris ssp. tigris

Observer

dpom

Date

August 11, 2013 12:41 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Whiptail Aspidoscelis tigris

Observer

bgator

Date

July 21, 2015 04:09 PM PDT

Description

On Double Peak Trail. Appeared to be in a territorial dispute with another whiptail. It appeared to be marking the dirt with its vent.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Whiptail Aspidoscelis tigris

Observer

nhm_nature

Date

July 20, 2015

Description

Observation and photo by Ronlorraine.

Photos / Sounds

Dsc 9934

What

Whiptail Lizards Genus Aspidoscelis

Observer

corychia

Date

June 10, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Six-lined Racerunner Aspidoscelis sexlineata

Observer

byzantinenature

Date

July 22, 2015

Description

I understand that these lizards rarely let humans get close to them, this guy must have been the exception.

I saw about 4 or 5 racerunners along the Dune Ridge Trail, no doubt lured out by the sunny weather.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Spotted Whiptail Aspidoscelis gularis

Observer

johnkarges

Date

June 7, 2015 02:12 PM CDT

Description

Adult foraging on open gravel road in picnic area, 1425 hrs.
N33.00142 W-98.41290

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Spotted Whiptail Aspidoscelis gularis

Observer

johnkarges

Date

June 6, 2015 11:30 AM CDT

Description

Two males actively foraging and chasing along open and exposed bedrock rim with sparse grasses and herbaceous vegetation, some overstory canopy of juniper and oaks.
N32.98930 W-98.45695

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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.