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Panamint Alligator Lizard

Panamint Alligator Lizard is a species of ‘vulnerable’ lizard that are found in a very limited area in the US state of California. Known to be aggressive, these lizards would bite when threatened.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Family Anguidae
    Genus Elgaria
    Species E. panamintina
    Scientific Name Elgariapanamintina

    Length 3⅝—6 inches (9.2—15.2 cm)
    Coloration Chocolate brown bands atop a beige to off white base
    Distribution California, USA
    Habitat Desert mountain rangesof Inyo and Mono, between a height of 2,500–7,513 feet
    Diet Unknown (seen to be consuming mealworms in captivity)
    Breeding Season May
    Mode of Reproduction Not well known but probably are oviparous (egg laying)
    IUCN Conservation Status Vulnerable

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    Published on February 7th 2017 by under Lizards. Article was last reviewed on 14th June 2019.

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