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    • Whiptails and tegus
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    • Teiidae

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Recent observations

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Whiptail Lizards Genus Aspidoscelis

Observer

aureliomolinahdz

Date

October 16, 2016 12:12 PM CDT

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jungle-runners Genus Ameiva

Observer

cesarosvaldomtz

Date

January 17, 2017 07:23 PM HST

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Whiptails and tegus Family Teiidae

Date

April 18, 2016 02:13 PM CDT

Description

Caught by Harris's Hawk (separate observation posted concurrently).

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Rainbow Ameiva Holcosus undulatus

Observer

cesarosvaldomtz

Date

January 16, 2017 05:55 PM HST

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Whiptail Lizards Genus Aspidoscelis

Observer

henicorhina

Date

April 9, 2016 10:06 AM PDT

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Common Puerto Rican Ameiva Ameiva exsul

Observer

annikaml

Date

January 8, 2017 10:58 AM CST

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Whiptail Lizards Genus Aspidoscelis

Date

September 2, 2009 04:07 PM CDT

Description

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Rainbow Ameiva Holcosus undulatus

Date

August 8, 2014 01:41 PM CDT

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Tiger Whiptail Aspidoscelis tigris

Observer

ericcleveland

Date

June 29, 2011 10:05 AM PDT

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Coastal Whiptail Aspidoscelis tigris ssp. stejnegeri

Observer

ericcleveland

Date

January 1, 1980 12:00 AM PST

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Great Basin Whiptail Aspidoscelis tigris ssp. tigris

Observer

peregrinetracy

Date

March 12, 2016 01:11 PM PST

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Little Striped Whiptail Aspidoscelis inornata

Observer

fero

Date

July 13, 2013 07:42 PM CEST
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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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