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Mojave Fringe-toed Lizard

The Mojave Fringe-toed Lizardis a desert lizard that is endemic to different parts of the United States.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Subphylum Vertebrata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Suborder Lacertilia
    Infraorder Iguania
    Family Phrynosomatidae
    Genus Uma
    Species U. scoparia
    Scientific Name U. scoparia

    Other Names Mohave Fringe-toed Lizard
    Length Up to 114 mm (4.5 in)
    Coloration White to grayish base with black spots all over the body
    Distribution From Los Angeles County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County in California to the west of Arizona
    Habitat Low sand dunes
    Diet Arthropods including different insects, spiders, as well as plant material like flowers and seeds
    Breeding Season April to July
    Clutch Size 1 to 5 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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