6372 - Scholz S., Siegenthaler F., Radspieler C., Wilms T.M., 2013. A new locality of Phrynocephalus maculatus Anderson, 1872, from Jordan. - Herpetozoa, 25 (3/4): 174-179.
I found this cute little guy outside my kids school and could resist catching it for a few pics before letting it go on its way.
En Sierra del Águila.
It was still cool so it wasn't moving much making for an easy picture.
I am pretty sure it is a southern species, though we have both northern and southern here.
Lizards are a widespread group of squamate reptiles, with approximately 6,000 species, ranging across all continents except Antarctica, as well as most oceanic island chains. The group, traditionally recognized as the suborder Lacertilia, is defined as all extant members of the Lepidosauria (reptiles with overlapping scales) that are neither sphenodonts (i.e., tuatara) nor snakes – they form an evolutionary grade. While the snakes are recognized as falling phylogenetically within the Toxicofera clade from which they evolved,...