Eastern Glass Lizard

Ophisaurus ventralis

Summary 7

Ophisaurus ventralis, the eastern glass lizard, is a legless lizard species found in the Southeastern United States.

Range description 8

This lizard is endemic to the southeastern United Statesa. Its range includes the Coastal Plain of the southeastern United States from southeastern Virginia to southern Florida, and west to eastern Louisiana (Conant and Collins 1991). The species was once reported from Grand Cayman Island, Cayman Islands, where it is introduced and possibly established (Schwartz and Henderson 1991).

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  3. (c) Laurie Vitt, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://animaldiversity.org/collections/contributors/laurie_vitt/Oventralis/medium.jpg
  4. (c) cuskelly, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/627582
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  7. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ophisaurus_ventralis
  8. (c) International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://eol.org/data_objects/31173710

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