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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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Desert Night Lizard Xantusia vigilis

Observer

j_mcgowan

Date

April 17, 2010

Description

A Desert Night Lizard that was found within the dried, hanging leaves of a Yucca tree, in the late afternoon to early evening hours, as the desert began to cool for the evening.

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Desert Night Lizard Xantusia vigilis

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nathantaylor7583

Date

June 30, 2015 09:49 AM CDT

Description

With Yucca brevifolia.

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Desert Night Lizard Xantusia vigilis

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gcsnelling

Date

February 9, 2015 09:35 AM PST

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Desert Night Lizard Xantusia vigilis

Date

November 15, 2015 04:11 PM PST

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Desert Night Lizard Xantusia vigilis

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cwbarrows

Date

June 28, 2010

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Desert Night Lizard Xantusia vigilis

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cwbarrows

Date

December 18, 2010

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Desert Night Lizard Xantusia vigilis

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rjadams55

Date

September 19, 2015

Description

A fortuitous find. While pulling off an old Mylar balloon that was tangled on some fallen Joshua Tree limbs, this little chap was underneath. After removing the debris, I replaced the limb as snugly as possible.

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Desert Night Lizard Xantusia vigilis

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ojmiano

Date

July 30, 2015 08:37 AM PDT

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Desert Night Lizard Xantusia vigilis

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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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Desert Night Lizard Xantusia vigilis ssp. vigilis

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jmaughn

Date

May 15, 2015

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Desert Night Lizard Xantusia vigilis

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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

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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.

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