Photo 624338, (c) David Barker, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)

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What

Laredo Striped Whiptail Aspidoscelis laredoensis

Observer

ptexis

Date

August 15, 1985

Description

This is an Aspidocelis laredoensis. This is a parthenogenetic unisexual species that is a hybrid between gularis and sexlineatus. Identifying characteristics of laredoensis include the thin vertebral stripe, the bold reticulations on the upper surface of the rear legs, and the series of shield-like plates on the front of the forelimbs. Back in the good old days when I collected this, people were allowed in the area below the dam, but not anymore.

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