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  • English
    • Desert Night Lizard
  • Scientific Names
    • Xantusia vigilis
  • Seri
    • coz√≠xoj
  • Spanish
    • Lagartija nocturna del desierto

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Recent observations

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What

Desert Night Lizard Xantusia vigilis

Observer

ojmiano

Date

July 30, 2015 08:37 AM PDT

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What

Desert Night Lizard Xantusia vigilis

Observer

seanhiggins

Date

April 21, 2011

Description

Habitat: 12 miles north of Kelso, higher altitude, at an unimproved campground within the Mojave National Preserve. > Found under a dead Joshua Tree trunk, dropped its tail...

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What

Desert Night Lizard Xantusia vigilis ssp. vigilis

Observer

jmaughn

Date

May 15, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Desert Night Lizard Xantusia vigilis

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

May 25, 2008 02:46 PM PDT

Description

Found under yucca litter on a Merritt College herpetology class .

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Desert Night Lizard Xantusia vigilis

Date

April 14, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Square

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Desert Night Lizard Xantusia vigilis

Observer

danielled83

Date

March 28, 2015 12:21 PM PDT

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Square

What

Desert Night Lizard Xantusia vigilis

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kueda

Date

March 28, 2015 12:21 PM PDT

Description

Under a fallen Joshua tree limb, like they always are.

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Square

What

Desert Night Lizard Xantusia vigilis

Observer

tiwane

Date

March 28, 2015 12:23 PM PDT

Description

Found under a fallen Joshua Tree branch. Duh.

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What

Desert Night Lizard Xantusia vigilis

Observer

robert_twombley

Date

May 27, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

This X. vigilis was found under neither a Joshua tree.

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Square

What

Desert Night Lizard Xantusia vigilis

Observer

fundad

Date

May 22, 2010

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Square

What

Desert Night Lizard Xantusia vigilis

Observer

aroseto

Date

October 30, 2014

Description

Found under a board within a property which is currently being graded out for a wind turbine farm development. The individual desert night lizard was relocated away from the construction activity.

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What

Desert Night Lizard Xantusia vigilis

Observer

joaaelst

Date

May 9, 2014 10:11 PM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The Desert Night Lizard Xantusia vigilis is a night lizard native to southern California east of the Sierras and San Gabriel Mountains into Baja California, southern Nevada, southwestern Utah and extreme western Arizona.