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Long-nosed Leopard Lizard

The Long-nosed leopard lizard is long-nosed, large-headed, and round-tailed lizard that is native to North America.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Subphylum Vertebrata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Suborder Iguania
    Family Crotaphytidae
    Genus Gambelia
    Species G. wislizenii
    Scientific Name Gambeliawislizenii

    Length 8.3 to 14.6 cm (3 14 to 5 34 in)
    Coloration Combination of white, cream, or gray with brown or dark gray patterns
    Distribution Western USA to northern Mexico and parts of the San Diego County
    Habitat Arid and semiarid plains in grass and bushes
    Diet Small lizards, insects and rodents; it is also cannibalistic preying on other small leopard lizards
    Breeding Season May to June
    Clutch Size 5–6 eggs
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on February 1st 2017 by under Lizards. Article was last reviewed on 13th June 2019.

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