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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

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What

Six-lined Racerunner Aspidoscelis sexlineata

Observer

marykeim

Date

April 25, 2015 12:04 PM EDT

Description

Charles Bronson State Forest, Joshua Creek Tract, Orange County, FL, April 2015.

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Spotted Whiptail Aspidoscelis gularis

Observer

krystinschaack

Date

August 24, 2016 01:34 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Spotted False Monitor Callopistes maculatus

Observer

cypseloides

Date

November 25, 2008 09:15 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Spotted False Monitor Callopistes maculatus

Observer

cypseloides

Date

November 7, 2008 01:37 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Whiptail Lizards Genus Aspidoscelis

Observer

dgeckogirl

Date

August 17, 2016 09:42 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Whiptail Lizards Genus Aspidoscelis

Observer

dgeckogirl

Date

August 16, 2016 09:35 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Whiptail Lizards Genus Aspidoscelis

Observer

dgeckogirl

Date

August 16, 2016 08:34 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Whiptail Lizards Genus Aspidoscelis

Observer

dgeckogirl

Date

August 13, 2016 09:27 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

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

Observer

westerly48

Date

August 21, 2016 09:25 AM PDT

Description

Another smaller Belding's Orange-throated Whiptail came up behind this one and touched its tail. Immediately the pictured lizard turned and chased it away. They were too fast for a photo.

Photos / Sounds

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What

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

Observer

westerly48

Date

August 22, 2016 09:43 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Whiptail Aspidoscelis tigris

Observer

rafas_lara

Date

August 21, 2016 08:48 AM HST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

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

Observer

clarson

Date

August 22, 2016 09:11 AM 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.

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